The Crime Writers' Association

Gold 2017

Abir Mukherjee
A Rising Man
shortlisted
Harvill Secker

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A rich seam of humour is found in A Rising Man by Abir Mukherjee where brilliant interplay between characters alongside a cleverly constructed plot peppered with plenty of red herrings convincingly brings Colonial Calcutta to life.  A beautifully crafted and assured debut.