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Abir Mukherjee Shortlisted for Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2021

Abir Mukherjee is among the six authors shortlisted for the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2021, chosen by a public vote and the prize academy. He is nominated for Death in the East (Harvill Secker), the fourth book in Abir Mukherjee's series of novels set in 1920s India, which follows Captain Sam Wyndham as he travels to a remote temple in Assam looking for a cure for his addiction and spots a face from his past that reminds him of his first case as a policeman. 

The public are now invited to vote for the winner, and the results will be announced on the opening night of the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival on 22nd July. They will receive £3,000, and a handmade, engraved beer barrel provided by Theakston Old Peculier.

Click here to vote. 

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