FROM THE BOOK JACKET: Bombays first female lawyer, Perveen Mistry, is compelled to bring justice to the family of a murdered female Parsi student just as Bombays streets erupt in riots to protest British colonial rule. Sujata Massey is back with this third installment to the Agatha and Mary Higgins Clark Award-winning series set in 1920s Bombay.
November 1921. Edward VIII, Prince of Wales and future ruler of India, is arriving in Bombay to begin a four month tour. The Indian subcontinent is chafing under British rule, and Bombay solicitor Perveen Mistry isnt surprised when local unrest over the royal arrival spirals into riots. But shes horrified by the death of Freny Cuttingmaster, an eighteen-year-old female Parsi student,who falls from a second-floor gallery just as the princes grand procession is passing by her college.
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