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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 
Classifications: PR6108.A495, 823.92
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Sam Dastor
Publications by Sam Dastor
Most widely held works by Sam Dastor
Life and Works HAYDN (Siepmann) ( file )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
The jewel in the crown by Paul Scott( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 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 missing servant by Tarquin Hall( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 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
The case of the man who died laughing by Tarquin Hall( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Early one morning, some professionals are attending their therapeutic Laughing Club when a twenty-foot high apparition of the Goddess Kali apppears and strikes one of their number dead. The goddess disappears and soon news of the crime has all India agog. For the victim is celebrated sceptic Dr Suresh Jha, and he has been silenced in a manner calculated to unnerve even his most loyal supporters. It soon becomes clear that the case goes to the heart of the battle between superstition and rationality in modern India
The perfect murder by H. R. F Keating( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
In India, money speaks louder than actions, but Inspector Ghote is prepared to fight through corruption and incompetence in order to do his duty. He has not one, but two, baffling crimes on his hands
The siege of Krishnapur by J. G Farrell( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 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 deadly butter chicken by Tarquin Hall( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Dubbed "a wonderfully engaging P.I." (The Times, London), Tarquin Hall's irresistible protagonist Vish Puri has become an international favorite through a series that "splendidly evokes the color and bustle of Delhi and the tang of contemporary India" (The Seattle Times). Now the gormandizing, spectacularly mustachioed sleuth finds himself facing down his greatest fears in an explosive case involving the Indian and Pakistani mafias
 
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English (9)
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