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Death in the East

(2019)
(The fourth book in the Sam Wyndham series)
A novel by

 
 
** Selected by the Telegraph, FT and Guardian as one of the best crime books of 2019**

**'A skilfully blended dual narrative: twice the intrigue, twice the fun. Mukherjee is at the top of his game' Mick Herron, author of the Jackson Lamb series, on Death in the East**

**'The gloriously atmospheric Death in the East is his [Mukherjee’s] best book so far, a cracking read' Scotsman**

**'The perfect combination of mystery and history' Telegraph**

Calcutta police detective Captain Sam Wyndham and his quick-witted Indian Sergeant, Surrender-not Banerjee, are back for another rip-roaring adventure set in 1920s India.

1905, London. As a young constable, Sam Wyndham is on his usual East London beat when he comes across an old flame, Bessie Drummond, attacked in the streets. The next day, when Bessie is found brutally beaten in her own room, locked from the inside, Wyndham promises to get to the bottom of her murder. But the case will cost the young constable more than he ever imagined.

1922, India. Leaving Calcutta, Captain Sam Wyndham heads for the hills of Assam, to the ashram of a sainted monk where he hopes to conquer his opium addiction. But when he arrives, he sees a ghost from his life in London – a man thought to be long dead, a man Wyndham hoped he would never see again.

Wyndham knows he must call his friend and colleague Sergeant Banerjee for help. He is certain this figure from his past isn’t here by coincidence. He is here for revenge . . .

Praise for the Sam Wyndham series:

‘A thought-provoking rollercoaster’ Ian Rankin

'Death in the East is as vivid and atmospheric as its predecessors'Guardian

‘Confirms Abir Mukherjee as a rising star of historical crime fiction’ The Times

Cracking…A journey into the dark underbelly of the British RajDaily Express

‘A brilliantly conceived murder mystery set amidst political and social turmoil – beautifully crafted’ C. J. Sansom

'Mukherjee brings sardonic wit to his portrayal of British rule in India, and the action is perfectly paced.'DailyMirror

'An absolute delight' Daily Mail

Genre: Historical Mystery

Praise for this book

"A brilliantly conceived murder mystery." - C J Sansom


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Used availability for Abir Mukherjee's Death in the East

Hardback Editions

May 2020 : USA Hardback
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Title: Death in the East: A Novel (Wyndham & Banerjee Mysteries)
Author(s): Abir Mukherjee
ISBN: 1-64313-468-X / 978-1-64313-468-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pegasus Crime
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


June 2019 : UK Hardback
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Title: Death in the East: Sam Wyndham Book 4
Author(s): Abir Mukherjee
ISBN: 1-78730-057-9 / 978-1-78730-057-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harvill Secker
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Paperback Editions

August 2020 : UK Paperback
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Title: Death in the East: Sam Wyndham Book 4
Author(s): Abir Mukherjee
ISBN: 1-78470-853-4 / 978-1-78470-853-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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November 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: Death in the East: Sam Wyndham Book 4
Author(s): Abir Mukherjee
ISBN: 1-78730-058-7 / 978-1-78730-058-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harvill Secker
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

November 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Death in the East: Sam Wyndham, Book 4
Author(s): Abir Mukherjee
Publisher: Penguin Audio
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November 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Death in the East: Sam Wyndham, Book 4
Author(s): Abir Mukherjee
Publisher: Penguin Audio
Availability: Amazon AU   


November 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Death in the East: Sam Wyndham, Book 4
Author(s): Abir Mukherjee
Publisher: Penguin Audio
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November 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Death in the East: Sam Wyndham, Book 4
Author(s): Abir Mukherjee
Publisher: Penguin Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

May 2020 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Death in the East: A Novel (Wyndham & Banerjee Mysteries)
Author(s): Abir Mukherjee
Publisher: Pegasus Crime
Availability: Amazon   


November 2019 : Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Death in the East: Sam Wyndham Book 4
Author(s): Abir Mukherjee
Publisher: Vintage Digital
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU