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Here Falls the Shadow

Here Falls the Shadow

A Janardan Maity Mystery

Bhaskar Chattopadhyay
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Think of your sins. Prepare to die.
On the edge of the forests of Deoghar, in the small, sleepy town of Nimdeora, novelist Sangram Talukdar’s peaceful life is unexpectedly shattered when he receives an anonymous threat.At first, he dismisses it as a cruel joke, but when two of the family’s beloved dogs, guardians of the estate, are found killed with a clean, swift arrow to each of their throats, Talukdar calls in the astute detective Janardan Maity to investigate. To uncover the dark secrets of this quiet town, Maity has to dig deep into the past – into the Talukdar family’s bloody history, and a curse that has haunted the family for generations. But he must act quickly, because someone, or something, is lurking in the shadows of the forest, watching, waiting to claim their prey…

Imprint: Vintage Books

Published: May/2024

ISBN: 9780143464204

Length : 256 Pages

MRP : ₹399.00

Here Falls the Shadow

A Janardan Maity Mystery

Bhaskar Chattopadhyay

Think of your sins. Prepare to die.
On the edge of the forests of Deoghar, in the small, sleepy town of Nimdeora, novelist Sangram Talukdar’s peaceful life is unexpectedly shattered when he receives an anonymous threat.At first, he dismisses it as a cruel joke, but when two of the family’s beloved dogs, guardians of the estate, are found killed with a clean, swift arrow to each of their throats, Talukdar calls in the astute detective Janardan Maity to investigate. To uncover the dark secrets of this quiet town, Maity has to dig deep into the past – into the Talukdar family’s bloody history, and a curse that has haunted the family for generations. But he must act quickly, because someone, or something, is lurking in the shadows of the forest, watching, waiting to claim their prey…

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Paperback / Hardback

Bhaskar Chattopadhyay

Bhaskar Chattopadhyay is an author and screenwriter. He started his career translating Bengali and Hindi writers such as Rabindranath Tagore, Premchand and Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay. He now writes mystery fiction and thrillers. He has also written several books on filmmaker Satyajit Ray. Bhaskar's first feature screenplay releases in October 2024. He lives in Toronto with his wife and two sons, and teaches screenwriting at York University.

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