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The Strange Disappearance of a Bollywood Star: Baby Ganesh Agency Book 3

The Strange Disappearance of a Bollywood Star: Baby Ganesh Agency Book 3

Author(s): Vaseem Khan

Location(s): Mumbai (Bombay)

Genre(s): Crime, Fiction

Era(s): Contemporary

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The enchanting new Baby Ganesh Agency novel sees Inspector Chopra and his elephant sidekick investigating the dark side of Bollywood. Mumbai thrives on extravagant spectacles and larger-than-life characters. But even in the city of dreams, there is no guarantee...

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The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra

The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra

Author(s): Vaseem Khan

Location(s): Mumbai (Bombay)

Genre(s): Crime, Mystery

Era(s): Contemporary

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Mumbai, murder and a baby elephant combine in a charming, joyful mystery for fans of Alexander McCall Smith and Rachel Joyce. On the day he retires, Inspector Ashwin Chopra discovers that he has inherited an elephant: an unlikely gift...

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The Widows of Malabar Hill

The Widows of Malabar Hill

Author(s): Sujata Massey

Location(s): Mumbai (Bombay)

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): 1920s

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Bombay, 1921: Perveen Mistry, the daughter of a respected Zoroastrian family, has just joined her father’s law firm, becoming one of the first female lawyers in India. Armed with a law degree from Oxford, Perveen also has a tragic...

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Shantaram

Shantaram

Author(s): Gregory David Roberts

Location(s): Mumbai (Bombay)

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Later 20th Century

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The story of Lin, his travels, trials, the dilemmas he faces and relationships he builds with individuals as he moves through the slums of Mumbai (with a side trip to Afghanistan)- a truly enthralling and captivating book.

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East of the Sun

East of the Sun

Author(s): Julia Gregson

Location(s): Mumbai (Bombay)

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): Late 1920s

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Autumn 1928. Three young women are on their way to India, each with a new life in mind. Rose, a beautiful but naive bride-to-be, is anxious about leaving her family and marrying a man she hardly knows. Victoria, her...

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Grave Island

Grave Island

Author(s): Andrew Smyth

Location(s): East Africa, London, Mumbai (Bombay)

Genre(s): Mystery, Thriller

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When Philip Hennessey is thrown out of army intelligence after evidence is fabricated against him, his ex-wife’s school friend asks him to investigate the sudden death of her father, who she thinks has been murdered. Philip soon discovers a...

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Remember Death

Remember Death

Author(s): Ankush Saikia

Location(s): Delhi, Luknow, Manali, Mumbai (Bombay)

Genre(s): Crime, Thriller

Era(s): Contemporary

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Detective Arjun Arora is summoned to Mumbai to track down an airhostess who has allegedly killed a bar dancer and vanished with a large sum of money. The search for Agnes Pereira leads Arjun on a nationwide hunt. But...

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Sacred Games

Sacred Games

Author(s): Vikram Chandra

Location(s): Mumbai (Bombay)

Genre(s): Crime

Era(s): Modern

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A novel with an incredible amount of breadth, politics, partition, the city of Mumbai – this is truly a book “set in India”.

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Behind The Beautiful Forevers

Behind The Beautiful Forevers

Author(s): Katherine Boo

Location(s): Mumbai (Bombay)

Genre(s): Nonfiction

Era(s): Modern

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Annawadi is a slum at the edge of Mumbai Airport, in the shadow of shining new luxury hotels. Its residents are garbage recyclers, construction workers and economic migrants, all of them living in the hope that a small part...

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Murder in Bollywood

Murder in Bollywood

Author(s): Shadaab Amjad Khan

Location(s): Mumbai (Bombay)

Genre(s): Crime, Mystery

Era(s): Modern

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Someone at this table has killed before, and someone at this table will kill again. Nakhil Kapoor, Bollywood’s biggest film director, made this shocking proclamation to his friends one night. Sameer Ali Khan, Bollywood’s badshah, seethed with rage. Nyra...

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