Abir Mukherjee Shortlisted for Two CWA Dagger Awards
The 2020 Crime Writer's Association Dagger Awards shortlist has been announced and Abir Mukherjee's Death in the East is up for both the Gold Dagger and the Sapere Books Historical Dagger awards. This is 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. It is published in the UK by Harvill Secker who have also been nominated for an award in the Publishers' Dagger category.
The CWA Dagger Awards are the premier literary crime writing awards nominated by publishers and judged independently of the CWA by industry professionals. The winners will be announced in a ceremony on 22nd October.