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Death at the Durbar : a Maharaja mystery, Arjun Raj Gaind

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Death at the Durbar : a Maharaja mystery
Title
Death at the Durbar
Title remainder
a Maharaja mystery
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Arjun Raj Gaind
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eng
Summary
"December, 1911. A vast tent city has sprung up outside the old walled enclave of Mughal Delhi, where the British are hosting a grand Durbar to celebrate the coronation of the new King, George V. Maharaja Sikander Singh of Rajpore is growing increasingly bored, cooling his heels at the Majestic Hotel as he awaits George V's arrival. Just as his frustration is about to peak, a pair of British officers shoulders in. They insist that he accompany them to the British Encampment. Lord Hardinge, overruling several subordinates, tells Sikander that his services as a sleuth are needed by King and country. Sworn to secrecy, Sikander is ushered into George V's personal chambers. And there he finds the cause for his extraordinary summons--an exquisite nautch-girl, hanged until dead. Employing techniques he has learned from studying Eugene Vidocq and Sherlock Holmes, Sikander examines the scene and demonstrates the girl was not a suicide, but murdered"--
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Title
Death at the Durbar
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Summary
For those who love history as well as mystery, Maharaja Sikander Singh is summoned once again to help with a murder investigation that might have deep political repercussions
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10624286
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DAD
Dewey number
823/.92
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no index present
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fiction
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True
Series statement
The second Maharaja mystery
Series volume
0002
Target audience
adult
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Arjun Gaind
Death at the Durbar : a Maharaja mystery, Arjun Raj Gaind

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