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A Necessary Evil

(2017)
(The second book in the Sam Wyndham series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Dagger Awards Best Book (nominee)
India, 1920. Captain Wyndham and Sergeant Banerjee of the Calcutta Police Force investigate the dramatic assassination of a Maharajah's son, in the sequel to A Rising Man.

The fabulously wealthy kingdom of Sambalpore is home to tigers, elephants, diamond mines, and the beautiful Palace of the Sun. But when the heir to the throne is assassinated in the presence of Captain Sam Wyndham and Sergeant "Surrender-Not" Banerjee, they discover a kingdom riven with suppressed conflict. Prince Adhir was a modernizer whose attitudes - and romantic relationships - may have upset the more religious elements of his country, while his brother - now in line to the throne - appears to be a feckless playboy.

As Wyndham and Banerjee desperately try to unravel the mystery behind the assassination, they become entangled in a dangerous world where those in power live by their own rules - and those who cross their paths pay with their lives. They must find a murderer, before the murderer finds them....

Genre: Historical Mystery

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September 2019 : USA Library Binding

Title: A Necessary Evil
Author(s): Abir Mukherjee
ISBN: 1-64358-322-0 / 978-1-64358-322-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Sterling Mystery Series
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September 2018 : UK Hardback

Title: A Necessary Evil
Author(s): Abir Mukherjee
ISBN: 1-78541-596-4 / 978-1-78541-596-8 (UK edition)
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April 2018 : USA Hardback
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Title: A Necessary Evil: A Novel (Wyndham & Banerjee Series)
Author(s): Abir Mukherjee
ISBN: 1-68177-671-5 / 978-1-68177-671-2 (USA edition)
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June 2017 : UK Hardback

Title: A Necessary Evil
Author(s): Abir Mukherjee
ISBN: 1-911215-12-4 / 978-1-911215-12-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harvill Secker
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October 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: A Necessary Evil: A Novel (Wyndham & Banerjee Series)
Author(s): Abir Mukherjee
ISBN: 1-64313-257-1 / 978-1-64313-257-0 (USA edition)
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September 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Necessary Evil
Author(s): Abir Mukherjee
ISBN: 1-78541-602-2 / 978-1-78541-602-6 (UK edition)
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March 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Necessary Evil: Sam Wyndham Book 2
Author(s): Abir Mukherjee
ISBN: 1-78470-477-6 / 978-1-78470-477-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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June 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Necessary Evil
Author(s): Abir Mukherjee
ISBN: 1-911215-13-2 / 978-1-911215-13-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harvill Secker
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Audio Editions

December 2018 : Audio CD
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Title: A Necessary Evil: A Novel (Sam Wyndham)
Author(s): Abir Mukherjee
ISBN: 1-72137-308-X / 978-1-72137-308-6
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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Title: A Necessary Evil
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June 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: A Necessary Evil
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June 2017 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: A Necessary Evil
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June 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: A Necessary Evil
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Kindle Editions

April 2018 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: A Necessary Evil: A Novel (Wyndham & Banerjee Series)
Author(s): Abir Mukherjee
Publisher: Pegasus Crime
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June 2017 : Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Necessary Evil: Sam Wyndham Book 2
Author(s): Abir Mukherjee
Publisher: Vintage Digital
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