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Burning Ghats (George Sansi Mystery) (1996)

by Paul Mann

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A new and wholly original genre of crime fiction: the epic, industrial, environmental Indian crime novel. The Burning Ghats opens with a horrific disaster, the spilling of toxic chemicals into the Ganges, killing thousands of bathers. Anglo-Indian inspector George Sansi is appointed chief investigator, and the intrigue is set against the sweeping grandeur of India, a newly emerging nation coming to terms with its history.

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There was another scream and another and then a terrible cry went up all along the ghats ... panic spread along the riverbank as people rushed to get out of the water. A lethal chemical spill kills thousands of pilgrims worshipping at a sacred Indian river. George Sansi is enticed by a dangerously seductive Government Minister to investigate the atrocity. An unscrupulous industrial tycoon will stop at nothing to cover his tracks ... The enigmatic George Sansi returns in a spellbinding novel of political intrigue, corporate greed and fierce passions.… (more)

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