The Perplexing Theft of the Jewel in the Crown

The Perplexing Theft of the Jewel in the Crown

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"For centuries, the Koh-i-Noor diamond has set man against man and king against king. Now part of the British Crown Jewels, the priceless gem is a prize that many have killed to possess. So when the Crown Jewels go on display in Mumbai, security is everyone's principal concern. And yet, on the very day Inspector Chopra visits the exhibition, the diamond is stolen from under his nose"--Amazon.com.
Publisher: New York : Redhook Books/Orbit, 2016
Edition: First U.S. edition
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9780316386845
0316386847
Branch Call Number: MYS KHAN-V
Characteristics: 362 pages ; 21 cm

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Kaycross
Jun 20, 2017

I am really enjoying my first experience of author, Vaseem Khan: The Perplexing Theft of the Jewel in the Crown. This is an insightful novel of crime and detection in India. It led me to an interview with the Author on my iPad. It was fascinating to hear how he came to write these books and why he introduced such a unique character as the baby elephant, Ganesha. I look forward to reading the other books in the Series.

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deerproof
Jan 04, 2017

I was very happy to find this next novel about the baby elephant named Ganesh and his retired dectective partner. It a great read and very compassionate.

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haileyj
Oct 31, 2016

I loved this charming novel. The story is written very much in the vein of author Alexander McCall Smith's No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency books. Khan's detective is a man named Inspector Chopra who has a baby elephant named Ganesh that assists him in solving his detective cases. I was sorry when the story ended and will certainly read his other novels.

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