The Case of the Man Who Died Laughing: From the Files of Vish Puri, Most Private Investigator (Vish Puri Mysteries (Paperback))

The Case of the Man Who Died Laughing: From the Files of Vish Puri, Most Private Investigator (Vish Puri Mysteries (Paperback))

Tarquin Hall


the most recent adventures of Indian detective Vish Puri keeps the sequence that “immediately joins the No. 1 women’ Detective supplier as representing the easiest in overseas cozies” (Booklist, starred review).

Murder isn't any guffawing matter.

Yet a well-known Indian scientist dies in a healthy of giggles whilst a Hindu goddess seems to be from a mist and plunges a sword into his chest.

The just one guffawing now could be the most suspect, a robust guru named Maharaj Swami, who turns out to have performed away along with his so much vocal critic.

Vish Puri, India’s such a lot inner most Investigator, grasp of conceal and lover of all issues fried and highly spiced, doesn’t think the homicide is a supernatural prevalence, and proving who fairly killed Dr. Suresh Jha would require all of the detective’s earthly schools. To get on the fact, he and his workforce of undercover operatives—Facecream, Tubelight, and Flush—travel from the slum the place India’s hereditary magicians needs to be persuaded to bare their secrets and techniques to the holy urban of Haridwar at the Ganges.

How did the homicide weapon miraculously collapse into ash? Will Maharaj Swami have the final snigger? and maybe extra very important, why is Puri’s spouse, Rumpi, chasing petty criminals along with his Mummy-ji while she can be at domestic making his rotis?

Stopping merely to indulge his abundant Punjabi urge for food, Puri uncovers an internet of spirituality, technology, and sin distinct within the annals of crime.

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