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Title: Death of a Lesser God

Author: Vaseem Khan

Price: $11.00

ISBN: 9781399707619

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton

This edition published: 2023

Paperback or Hardcover: Paperback

Condition: Very good condition

Death of a Lesser God

  • Can a white man receive justice in post-colonial India? 

    Bombay, 1950 

    James Whitby, sentenced to death for the murder of prominent lawyer and former Quit India activist Fareed Mazumdar, is less than two weeks from a date with the gallows. In a last-ditch attempt to save his son, Whitby's father, arch-colonialist, Charles Whitby, forces a new investigation into the killing.

    The investigation leads Inspector Persis Wadia of the Bombay Police to the old colonial capital of Calcutta, where, with the help of Scotland Yard criminalist Archie Blackfinch, she uncovers a possible link to a second case, the brutal murder of an African-American G.I. during the Calcutta Killings of 1946. 

    How are the cases connected?

    If Whitby didn't murder Mazumdar, then who did?

    And why?

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