A Dead Hand: A Crime in Calcutta

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A Dead Hand is a dark tale of crime in Calcutta, by Paul Theroux.Jerry Delfont is a travel writer with writer's block. Lounging in Calcutta one day, he receives a mysterious letter. It comes from an American philanthropist, Mrs Merrill Unger. An Indian friend of her son is in trouble: he woke up in a hotel room with a dead body next to him; he panicked and fled. Mrs Unger would like someone to discreetly look into this matter, to find out the truth. Will Delfont do her the honour? But Jerry is at first more intrigued by the ...

A Dead Hand: A Crime in Calcutta 2011, Mariner Books

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