Mrs D'Silva's Detective Instincts and the Saitan of Calcutta

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With recipes, murder, intrigue, and vernacular from another era, this crime novel recaptures the tastes and turbulence of 1960s Calcutta as the citystruggles with the changes pressing upon the country. A young, widowed mother, Mrs. D'Silva is eager to be part of the new India, the new Kolkata, and enjoys her job as a teacher at Don Bosco's Catholic School. Raised herself by the nuns of St. Mary's, she's particularly troubled when the body of Agnes Lai, a ward of the nuns of the Loreto Convent, washes up on the marshes of ...

Mrs D'Silva's Detective Instincts and the Saitan of Calcutta 2010, Parthian

ISBN-13: 9781906998011

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