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The Case of the Missing Servant (Vish Puri 1)

The Case of the Missing Servant (Vish Puri 1)

Author(s): Tarquin Hall

Location(s): Delhi

Genre(s): Crime, Humour

Era(s): Modern



We plunge into the intimate life of Indian culture, with Vish Puri, skilled detective, and through him experience the bowels of Indian life. This debut finds him checking out the suspiciously squeaky-clean groom of the daughter of a strict military man, ducking bullets from an unknown assailants, and taking on a seemingly hopeless missing persons case.

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‘A brilliantly written, humorous tale that vividly captures the sounds, smells and foibles of modern India’ Ayub Khan Din, writer of EAST IS EAST

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Enter the 2021TripFiction 'Sense of Place' Creative Writing Competition!

A story in which the location plays as important a role as the rest of your words.

2,500 word maximum, 750 word minimum

Judges include Victoria Hislop and Rosanna Ley

First Prize of £1,000 / US$1,350

Prizes total £1,750 / US$2,362 

Winning entry published on TripFiction site and publicised on Social Media

Entries close 6th November 2021