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The case of the man who died laughing [from the files of Vish Puri, India's most private investigator]

by Hall, Tarquin.

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Summary
The delightful, amusing, and deeply mysterious second novel to feature Vish Puri, a man after Hercule Poirot's heart, in a series that has already won diehard fans on three continents. Dr. Suresh Jha, best known for unmasking fraudulent swamis and godmen, dies in a fit of giggles at his morning yoga class when goddess Kali appears from the mist and plunges a sword into his chest. The case is a first in the "annals of crime," according to Vish Puri, head of Delhi's Most Private Investigators...
Published Reviews
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Near the start of Hall's highly amusing second Vish Puri whodunit (after 2009's The Case of the Missing Servant), Dr. Suresh Jha, the founder of the DIRE (Delhi Institute of Rationalism and Education), dies while doing his morning exercises on Delhi's Rajpath with the members of his laughing club, apparently slain by Kali, the four-armed goddess of destruction. In the media frenzy that follows, Insp. Jagat Prakash Singh turns for help to Puri, a believer in miracles, who's nonetheless skeptical of this one. Puri proceeds to unravel the many complications that keep the reader on tenterhooks until the final twist. Hall has an unerring ear for the vagaries of Indian English, the Indian penchant for punning acronyms, peculiarly Indian problems ("Guests are kindly requested not to do urination in water"), and an obvious affection for India, warts and all. (June) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Additional Information
Series Hall, Tarquin. Vish Puri mystery.
#1 - The Case of the missing servant
#2 - The Case of the man who died laughing
#3 - The Case of the deadly butter chicken
#4 - The Case of the love commandos
Subjects Puri, Vish (Fictitious character) Fiction
Private investigators India Fiction
Murder Investigation India Fiction
Gurus India Fiction
Mystery
Fiction
India Fiction.
Mystery fiction.
Audiobooks.
Publisher Ashland :Blackstone Publishing2010
2010
Contributors Dastor, Sam, narrator.
OverDrive, Inc.
Participants/Performers Read by Sam Dastor.
Language English
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Format: OverDrive WMA Audiobook
Requires OverDrive Media Console 1.0 / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
Description 1 audio file : digital
ISBN 9780792772231
9780792772231
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