The Case of the Man Who Died Laughing: From the Files of Vish Puri, Most Private Investigator (Vish Puri Mysteries (Paperback))

The Case of the Man Who Died Laughing: From the Files of Vish Puri, Most Private Investigator (Vish Puri Mysteries (Paperback))

Tarquin Hall


the newest adventures of Indian detective Vish Puri maintains the sequence that “immediately joins the No. 1 women’ Detective service provider as representing the simplest in overseas cozies” (Booklist, starred review).

Murder is not any giggling matter.

Yet a sought after Indian scientist dies in a healthy of giggles whilst a Hindu goddess looks from a mist and plunges a sword into his chest.

The just one giggling now could be the most suspect, a strong guru named Maharaj Swami, who turns out to have performed away together with his so much vocal critic.

Vish Puri, India’s so much inner most Investigator, grasp of cover and lover of all issues fried and highly spiced, doesn’t think the homicide is a supernatural prevalence, and proving who fairly killed Dr. Suresh Jha would require all of the detective’s earthly schools. To get on the fact, he and his workforce of undercover operatives—Facecream, Tubelight, and Flush—travel from the slum the place India’s hereditary magicians needs to be persuaded to bare their secrets and techniques to the holy urban of Haridwar at the Ganges.

How did the homicide weapon miraculously fall apart into ash? Will Maharaj Swami have the final snort? and maybe extra very important, why is Puri’s spouse, Rumpi, chasing petty criminals along with his Mummy-ji whilst she may be at domestic making his rotis?

Stopping in basic terms to indulge his abundant Punjabi urge for food, Puri uncovers an internet of spirituality, technology, and sin special within the annals of crime.

Show sample text content

Download sample