SmartSellTM - The New Way to Sell Online

Shop over a million Toys in our Huge New Range

Bribery Corruption Also
By

Rating

Product Description
Product Details

Reviews

Inspector Ghote, of the Bombay police, accompanies his wife to Calcutta in order to take possession of an inherited house. The hassles they encounter reveal corruption, conspiracy, and more. For series fans. Copyright 1999 Cahners Business Information.

The take-charge Inspector Ghote (Asking Questions, etc.) of the Bombay police is decidedly out of his element on a trip to Calcutta. He is accompanied to that boisterous yet decaying city by his domineering wife, Protima, so that she might inspect her inheritance, presumably an impressive mansion. But as this slow, convoluted, yet wryly comic novel shows, little in Ghote's life is as it appearsÄparticularly in a city where incessant rot and unparalleled beauty exist side-by-side. Ghote is suspicious when he discovers that Protima's mansion, now in a state of total disrepair and inhabited by hostile squatters, already has someone eager to buy. The property, he learns, will have the only access to a secretly planned housing development. In seeking who has the most to gain from swindling Protima, Ghote runs into corrupt figures at every level, including the shameless lawyer who mishandled the original will (for a bribe), the crusading newspaper editor who might be a fraud and the sinister police chief who is the ultimate cynic. But why is an innocent law clerk killed? Ghote is determined not to be outwitted, and his obstinate wife ultimately cooperates toward this goal. Rich in history and charm, though not in excitement, this is a modest addition to a beloved, long-running series. (Aug.) Copyright 1999 Cahners Business Information.

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Bribery Corruption Also on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond.com, Inc.
Back to top