Reviews

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

    CJ Sansom
  • "[I]t is the flamboyant evocation of Calcutta that makes this such a mesmerising read"

    Guardian
  • "Well-researched and vivid in detail… [Smoke and Ashes] delights from the first page until the last. Simply superb"

    Daily Express
  • "[W]onderfully rich and entertaining period crime series"

    Mail on Sunday
  • "Mukherjee weaves crime and history together with great skill"

    The Times