Mrs DSilvas Detective Instincts and the Saitan of Calcutta

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Mrs DSilvas Detective Instincts and the Saitan of Calcutta

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With recipes, murder, intrigue, and vernacular from another era, this crime novel recaptures the tastes and turbulence of 1960s Calcutta as the city struggles with the changes pressing upon the country. A young, widowed mother, Mrs. DSilva is eager to be part of the new India, the new Kolkata, and enjoys her job as a teacher at Don Boscos Catholic School. Raised herself With recipes, murder, intrigue, and vernacular from another era, this crime novel recaptures the tastes and turbulence of 1960s Calcutta as the city struggles with the changes pressing upon the country. A young, widowed mother, Mrs. DSilva is eager to be part of the new India, the new Kolkata, and enjoys her job as a teacher at Don Boscos Catholic School. Raised herself by the nuns of St. Marys, shes particularly troubled when the body of Agnes Lai, a ward of the nuns of the Loreto Convent, washes up on the marshes of the Hooghly River. Mrs. DSilva finds herself speculating on whether Agnes was murdered and if anyone cares when young girls go missing every day. Her horror increases when Anil Sen, a former student of Mrs. DSilva and a close friend of Agnes, is charged with killing a factory worker during a riot started by the Workers Revolutionary Movement of Bengal. The investigations are headed nowhere as the movements ringleader, the saitan Dutta, runs circles around Inspector Basu, who is reluctantly involved in both cases. The situation evolves into shambles until Mrs. DSilva discovers her detective instincts.

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With recipes, murder, intrigue, and vernacular from another era, this crime novel recaptures the tastes and turbulence of 1960s Calcutta as the city struggles with the changes pressing upon the country. A young, widowed mother, Mrs. DSilva is eager to be part of the new India, the new Kolkata, and enjoys her job as a teacher at Don Boscos Catholic School. Raised herself With recipes, murder, intrigue, and vernacular from another era, this crime novel recaptures the tastes and turbulence of 1960s Calcutta as the city struggles with the changes pressing upon the country. A young, widowed mother, Mrs. DSilva is eager to be part of the new India, the new Kolkata, and enjoys her job as a teacher at Don Boscos Catholic School. Raised herself by the nuns of St. Marys, shes particularly troubled when the body of Agnes Lai, a ward of the nuns of the Loreto Convent, washes up on the marshes of the Hooghly River. Mrs. DSilva finds herself speculating on whether Agnes was murdered and if anyone cares when young girls go missing every day. Her horror increases when Anil Sen, a former student of Mrs. DSilva and a close friend of Agnes, is charged with killing a factory worker during a riot started by the Workers Revolutionary Movement of Bengal. The investigations are headed nowhere as the movements ringleader, the saitan Dutta, runs circles around Inspector Basu, who is reluctantly involved in both cases. The situation evolves into shambles until Mrs. DSilva discovers her detective instincts.
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Title Mrs DSilvas Detective Instincts and the Saitan of Calcutta Height 14
Glen Peters Width 2.3
ISBN-13 9781906998011 Binding Paperback
ISBN-10 #1906998019 Spine Width
Publisher Parthian Books Pages 330
Edition 2010 Availability Out Of Stock

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