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Dastor, Sam 1941-

Overview
Works: 7 works in 9 publications in 1 language and 11 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Detective and mystery stories  Historical fiction 
Classifications: PR6108.A495, 823.92
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Most widely held works by Sam Dastor
Life and Works HAYDN (Siepmann) ( )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The perfect murder by H. R. F Keating ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Inspector Ghote of the Bombay police must struggle through the quagmires of imcompetence and corruption to solve a most baffling crime
The case of the man who died laughing by Tarquin Hall ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The delightful, amusing, and deeply mysterious second novel to feature Vish Puri, a man after Hercule Poirot's heart, in a series that has already won diehard fans on three continents. Dr. Suresh Jha, best known for unmasking fraudulent swamis and godmen, dies in a fit of giggles at his morning yoga class when goddess Kali appears from the mist and plunges a sword into his chest. The case is a first in the "annals of crime," according to Vish Puri, head of Delhi's Most Private Investigators
The jewel in the crown by Paul Scott ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Set in the twilight years of imperial British India, follows the ill-fated romance between a well-born Englishwoman, Daphne Manners, and a Hindu newsman, Hari Kumar, during a period of war with Japan and the Indian struggle for independence
The case of the deadly butter chicken by Tarquin Hall ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
When the elderly father of a top Pakistani cricketer playing in the multi-million-dollar Indian Premier League dies during a post-match dinner, it's not a simple case of Delhi Belly. His butter chicken has been poisoned. To solve the case, Puri must penetrate the region's organized crime, following a trail that leads deep into Pakistan
The siege of Krishnapur by J. G Farrell ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
In the Spring of 1857, with India on the brink of a violent and bloody mutiny, Krishnapur is a remote town on the vast North Indian plain. For the British there, life is orderly and genteel. Then the sepoys at the nearest military cantonment rise in revolt and the British community retreats with shock into the Residency. They prepare to fight for their lives with what weapons they can muster
The case of the missing servant by Tarquin Hall ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Meet India's answer to Hercule Poirot: Vish Puri, a fastidious private eye with a penchant for fast food and dangerous disguises. Puri and his team of undercover operatives are investigating the missing and possibly murdered maidservant of a public litigator, but how will he track down an unknown girl in a population of more than one billion? His search will reveal modern India in all its seething complexity
 
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Audience level: 0.48 (from 0.10 for The case o ... to 0.92 for Life and W ...)
Languages
English (9)
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