Mrs D'silva's Detective Instincts and the Shaitan of Calcutta

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The book is the story of an Anglo Indian community in 1960s Calcutta coming to terms with India taking its first few faltering steps towards democracy. Joan is a single parent whose son's accidental discovery of the body of a young woman, gets her embroiled in the sinister activities of a maoist faction. The movement is bent on bringing a violent revolution to overturn the unfairness of caste, class, religion and privilege. The book evokes the rich multicultural but confused five hundred year heritage of the Anglo Indian ...

Mrs D'silva's Detective Instincts and the Shaitan of Calcutta 2011, Parthian Books, Cardigan

ISBN-13: 9781906998394

2nd Revised edition

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