ISBN 9780099525240,The Case of the Man who Died Laughing

The Case of the Man who Died Laughing

Author:

Tarquin Hall

Publisher:

Random House

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ISBN 9780099525240
Publisher

Random House

Publication Year 2012
ISBN-13

ISBN 9780099525240

ISBN-10 0099525240
Binding

Paperback

Number of Pages 320 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

General & literary fiction

Early one morning, on the lawns of a grand boulevard in central Delhi, a group of professionals are attending their therapeutic Laughing Club when a 20-foot apparition of the Goddess Kali apppears, and strikes one of their number dead.

The goddess disappears without trace, and soon news of the crime has all India agog. For the victim is celebrated sceptic and rationalist Dr Suresh Jha, enemy of all gurus and mystics, and he has been silenced in a manner calculated to unnerve even his most loyal supporters.

As the media go into a frenzy, it becomes clear that the case goes to the heart of the battle between superstition and rationality in modern India. But the fact remains that a murder has been committed. And as it becomes clear that powerful forces are at play, one man is perfectly placed to investigate: the portly detective Vish Puri.

In fact, the idea that he could resist getting involved in such a tantalizing murder is preposterous. There is as much chance of him going without his lunch.
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