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Bad Day at the Vulture Club

Baby Ganesh Agency, Book 5
Narrated by: Madhav Sharma
Length: 12 hrs and 19 mins
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Summary

In the gripping new Baby Ganesh Agency novel, Inspector Chopra and his elephant sidekick investigate the death of one of Mumbai's wealthiest citizens, a murder with ramifications for its poorest.

The Parsees are among the oldest, most secretive and most influential communities in the city: respected, envied and sometimes feared.

When prominent industrialist Cyrus Zorabian is murdered on holy ground, his body dumped inside a Tower of Silence - where the Parsee dead are consumed by vultures - the police dismiss it as a random killing. But his daughter is unconvinced.

Chopra, uneasy at entering this world of power and privilege, is soon plagued by doubts about the case.

But murder is murder. And in Mumbai, wealth and corruption go in hand in hand, inextricably linking the lives of both high and low....

©2019 Vaseem Khan (P)2019 Hodder & Stoughton Limited

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Up to his usual high standard

Enjoyed this latest audiobook with clear narration which added to the enjoyment. Only four stars as it was just a bit too detailed for me - I am squeamish - about the Parsee way of death. I enjoy this series, is it not too complicated but still tells a rattling good yarn.

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  • Ms Peach
  • 10-08-19

Best Ever

The narrator is absolutely the BOMB! He does an amazing job distinguishing between the different characters. He reads dramatically, when Ganesh touches something with his trunk you can feel it.

The author excelled in this story with amazing characters, catheter man, Mr. Poop, corpse bearers, and the vultures. One of my favorite scenes was when Chopra wakes up his partner who had fallen asleep on his desk. You just have to read/listen to it . . ,chicken bones flying.

I wish they would make this a tv series.

Great mystery! Great characters!