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  • Captivating, moving and exciting, it's historical fiction at its finest

    Sunday Express
  • Another compelling, thoughtful and atmospheric episode in this fine series

    Mail on Sunday
  • Abir Mukherjee is doing something uniquely different in the crime genre. His evocation of 1920s India under British occupation is breathtaking. He takes you there with luscious strokes of his pen and a dry wit, keeping you on the edge of your seat as he spins his tale.

    Peter May, Sunday Times bestselling author
  • I loved the slick dovetailing of the dual narrative and the sharp, humorous writing...An engaging, evocative thriller that captures the heat of Indian nights and heady days of a bygone era, without being sentimental or simplistic. For me, the murder mystery and historical elements were perfectly woven together.

    Janice Hallett, author of Sunday Times bestseller The Appeal on The Shadows of Men
  • Abir Mukherjee's terrific crime novels are set in India in the 1920s. The Shadows of Men is vivid and brutal

    Sunday Times, Crime Book of the Month

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