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Smoke and Ashes

(2018)
(The third book in the Sam Wyndham series)
A novel by

 
 
SELECTED AS WATERSTONES' THRILLER OF THE MONTH, JULY 2019
CHOSEN BY THE SUNDAY TIMES AS ONE OF 100 BEST CRIME NOVELS SINCE 1945
SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2019 CWA SAPERE HISTORICAL DAGGER
SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2019 HWA GOLD CROWN
LONGLISTED FOR THE 2019 CWA GOLD DAGGER

Smoke and Ashes is Abir Mukherjee's best book yet; a brilliantly conceived murder mystery set amidst political and social turmoil – beautifully crafted’ C.J. Sansom

India, 1921. Captain Sam Wyndham is battling a serious addiction to opium that he must keep secret from his superiors in the Calcutta police force.

But Wyndham finds himself in a tight spot when he stumbles across a corpse in an opium den. When he then comes across a second body bearing the same injuries, Wyndham is convinced that there's a deranged killer on the loose.

However, revealing his presence in the opium den could cost him his career.

As Wyndham and Sergeant 'Surrender-not' Banerjee set out to solve the two murders, Wyndham must tread carefully, keeping his personal demons secret, before someone else turns up dead...

'It is the flamboyant evocation of Calcutta that makes this such a mesmerising read' Guardian

Praise for the Sam Wyndham series:

‘A thought-provoking rollercoaster’ Ian Rankin

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

The Times

‘Cracking… A journey into the dark underbelly of the British Raj’ Daily Express

If you enjoyed Smoke and Ashes, look out for the fourth Sam Wyndham mystery, Death in the East in November 2019

Genre: Historical Mystery

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Hardback Editions

November 2019 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Smoke and Ashes
Author(s): Abir Mukherjee
ISBN: 1-64358-390-5 / 978-1-64358-390-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Sterling Mystery Series
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November 2019 : Library Binding
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Title: Smoke and Ashes
Author(s): Abir Mukherjee
ISBN: 6143583900 / 978-6143583907
Publisher: Center Point Pub
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March 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: Smoke and Ashes: A Novel (Wyndham & Banerjee Mysteries)
Author(s): Abir Mukherjee
ISBN: 1-64313-014-5 / 978-1-64313-014-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pegasus Crime
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June 2018 : UK Hardback
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Title: Smoke and Ashes: Sam Wyndham Book 3
Author(s): Abir Mukherjee
ISBN: 1-911215-14-0 / 978-1-911215-14-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harvill Secker
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Paperback Editions

May 2020 : USA Paperback
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Title: Smoke and Ashes: A Novel (Wyndham & Banerjee Mysteries)
Author(s): Abir Mukherjee
ISBN: 1-64313-499-X / 978-1-64313-499-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pegasus Crime
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June 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: Smoke and Ashes: Sam Wyndham Book 3
Author(s): Abir Mukherjee
ISBN: 1-78470-478-4 / 978-1-78470-478-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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June 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Smoke and Ashes: Sam Wyndham Book 3
Author(s): Abir Mukherjee
ISBN: 1-911215-15-9 / 978-1-911215-15-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harvill Secker
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Audio Editions

June 2019 : MP3 CD
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Title: Smoke and Ashes
Author(s): Abir Mukherjee
ISBN: 1-79970-849-7 / 978-1-79970-849-0
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance audio
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April 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Smoke and Ashes
Author(s): Abir Mukherjee
Publisher: Audible Studios
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June 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Smoke and Ashes
Author(s): Abir Mukherjee
Publisher: Random House Audiobooks
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June 2018 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Smoke and Ashes
Author(s): Abir Mukherjee
Publisher: Random House Audiobooks
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June 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Smoke and Ashes
Author(s): Abir Mukherjee
Publisher: Random House Audiobooks
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June 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Smoke and Ashes
Author(s): Abir Mukherjee
Publisher: Random House Audiobooks
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Kindle Editions

March 2019 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Smoke and Ashes: A Novel (Wyndham & Banerjee Mysteries Book 3)
Author(s): Abir Mukherjee
Publisher: Pegasus Crime
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June 2018 : Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Smoke and Ashes: Sam Wyndham Book 3
Author(s): Abir Mukherjee
Publisher: Vintage Digital
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