• "A joy to read"

    Susan Hill
  • "A journey into the dark underbelly of the British Raj... a cracking debut"

    Jon Coates, Daily Express
  • "Splendid...Captain Sam Wyndham is a winning creation"

    The Times, Crime Book of the Month
  • "[A] terrific first novel...Mukherjee’s descriptions of Calcutta under the Raj are vivid, while Wyndham’s position as a newcomer with fresh eyes works brilliantly"

    Sunday Times, Crime Book of the Month
  • "Enthralling... The investigation sends Wyndham and his Bengali assistant on a whirlwind circuit of the city"

    Marilyn Stasio, New York Times Book Review