By Rumer Godden
Sydney Cromartie is aghast while London officers tell him that his helpful statuette of the Hindu god Shiva is in reality an artifact stolen from India, its mom state. yet, regardless of the insistence of the Indian executive, the irate Canadian artwork collector won't supply it up and not using a felony fight.
English barrister Michael Dean is delighted to be assigned to a case that might let him to come to his local India. Arriving at Patna Hall—the old fashioned seashore resort at the Coromandel coast the place the robbery allegedly took place—he fast launches into his research, casting suspicion on every person, together with the inn’s vivacious Anglo-Indian proprietress, Auntie Sanni.
yet there are complexities Dean by no means anticipated—and one very critical distraction: his rising emotions for a mysterious archaeologist. nonetheless, he needs to stay resolute, whether the evidence he’s susceptible to uncovering may lead to sadness, disillusionment, even tragedy.
In her ultimate novel, award-winning writer Rumer Godden returns to southern India and the fascinating beachfront hotel that used to be the positioning of her well known Coromandel Sea Change. in response to a true past due twentieth-century incident—when a Hindu god grew to become, in essence, the plaintiff in a sensational felony case—Cromartie vs. the God Shiva is an unforgettable story from a author of “depth and sensitivity” (Los Angeles Times) and “a novelist of many presents” (TheDaily Telegraph).
This book positive aspects an illustrated biography of the writer together with infrequent pictures from the Rumer Godden Literary property.
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Cromartie vs. the God Shiva: A Novel by Rumer Godden