The case of the man who died laughing a Vish Puri mystery by Tarquin Hall

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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Private investigators -- India -- Fiction,
  • India -- Fiction

Edition Notes

Sequel to: The case of the missing servant.

Book details

StatementTarquin Hall.
GenreFiction
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6108.A495 C36 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23945185M
ISBN 109781416583691
LC Control Number2009048308
OCLC/WorldCa464593159

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The Case of the Man Who Died Laughing is the second book in the case files of Indian Private Detective, Vish Puri, by Tarquin Hall.

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Tarquin Hall is a British author and journalist who has lived and worked throughout South Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. He is the author of The Case of the Missing Servant, The Case of the Man Who Died Laughing, and The Case of the Deadly Butter Chicken, along with dozens of articles and three works of nonfiction, including the highly acclaimed Salaam Brick Lane, an account of a year Released on: J   The Case of the Man Who Died Laughing NPR coverage of The Case of the Man Who Died Laughing: From the Files of Vish Puri, Most Private Investigator by Tarquin Hall.

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The author provides a balance between revealing enough without giving away the ending. The only one laughing now is the main suspect, a powerful guru named Maharaj Swami, who seems to have done away with his most vocal critic.

Vish Puri, India’s Most Private Investigator, master of disguise and lover of all things fried and spicy, doesn’t believe the murder is a supernatural occurrence, and proving who really killed Dr. Read free book excerpt from The Case of the Man Who Died Laughing by Tarquin Hall, page 1 of 5.

Editions for The Case of the Man Who Died Laughing: (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition). 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 only one laughing now is the main suspect, a powerful guru named Maharaj Swami, who seems to have done away with his most vocal critic.

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The Case of the Man Who Died Laughing by Tarquin Hall is the 2nd in a series of books about Vish Puri Most Private Investigator. I read the first one here.I just happened to come across these in a used book store, but I like them a lot and will actively seek out the others.

Print book: Fiction: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: Early one morning, on the lawns of a grand boulevard in central Delhi, a group of professionals are attending their therapeutic Laughing Club when a foot apparition of the Goddess Kali apppears, and strikes one of their number goddess disappears without trace, and.

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) is the critically acclaimed author of several bestselling mystery series. He began his career as a New York City reporter, and wrote his first two novels—Kiddo () and Boss ()—about his Los Angeles childhood.

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Early one morning, on the lawn of a grand boulevard in central Delhi, the Hindu goddess Kali appears and plunges a sword into the chest of a prominent Indian scientist, who dies in a fit of giggles.

The Case of the Man Who Died Laughing by Tarquin Hall ISBN ISBN Trade paperback; New York, New York: Simon &. Notable cases. Zeuxis, a 5th-century BC Greek painter, is said to have died laughing at the humorous way in which he painted the goddess Aphrodite – after the old woman who commissioned it insisted on modeling for the portrait.; One ancient account of the death of Chrysippus, the 3rd-century BC Greek Stoic philosopher, tells that he died of laughter after he saw a donkey eating his figs; he.

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The case of the man who died laughing. [Tarquin Hall; Sam Dastor; BBC Audiobooks America.] -- 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.

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. Puri and his team of unstoppable undercover operatives must travel from Delhi's.

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