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Sujata Massey

Forfatter af The Widows of Malabar Hill

26+ Works 5,675 Members 207 Reviews 22 Favorited

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Sujata Massey was born in Sussex, England in 1964 and graduated from Johns Hopkins University in 1986. She moved to Japan after marrying a Naval officer stationed there, taking a job as an English teacher. Massey is the author of "The Salaryman's Wife," winner of the 1998 Agatha Award for Best vis mere First Novel, and "Zen Attitude," mysteries set in contemporary Japan. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre
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Værker af Sujata Massey

The Widows of Malabar Hill (2018) 1,132 eksemplarer
The Salaryman's Wife (1997) 621 eksemplarer
Zen Attitude (1998) 420 eksemplarer
The Satapur Moonstone (2019) 391 eksemplarer
The Floating Girl (2000) 388 eksemplarer
The Flower Master (1999) 381 eksemplarer
The Bride's Kimono (2001) 362 eksemplarer
The Samurai's Daughter (2003) 312 eksemplarer
The Pearl Diver (2004) 300 eksemplarer
The Typhoon Lover (2005) 284 eksemplarer
The Bombay Prince (2021) 272 eksemplarer
Girl in a Box (2006) 244 eksemplarer
Shimura Trouble (2008) 182 eksemplarer
The Sleeping Dictionary (2013) 149 eksemplarer
The Kizuna Coast (2014) 59 eksemplarer
India Gray: Historical Fiction (2015) 31 eksemplarer
The Ayah's Tale (2013) 9 eksemplarer
A Murder at Malabar Hill (2021) 4 eksemplarer
The Deepest Blue [Short Story] (2011) 3 eksemplarer
The City of Palaces (2014) 3 eksemplarer
Junior High Samurai (2011) 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

Baltimore Noir (2006) — Bidragyder — 117 eksemplarer
Tart Noir (2002) — Bidragyder — 110 eksemplarer
Malice Domestic 10 (2001) — Bidragyder — 33 eksemplarer
Writes of Passage: Adventures on the Writer's Journey (2014) — Bidragyder — 17 eksemplarer
Politics Noir: Dark Tales from the Corridors of Power (2008) — Bidragyder — 14 eksemplarer
Chesapeake Crimes 3 (2008) — Forord — 14 eksemplarer
Once Upon a Crime: An Anthology of Murder, Mayhem, and Suspense (2009) — Bidragyder — 12 eksemplarer
Killer Femmes 2: Small Bites (2016) — Bidragyder — 3 eksemplarer

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This one got a little slow for me in the middle but was an ultimately satisfying mystery for Perveen to solve at a remote jungle palace.

Liked the introduction of some new characters including a potential love interest for Perveen.
 
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hmonkeyreads | 19 andre anmeldelser | Jan 25, 2024 |
I really enjoy this series even though it’s old fashioned and a little stilted because of the social norms of the 20s.

Perveen is great and I can’t wait to see what she gets up to next.
 
Markeret
hmonkeyreads | 22 andre anmeldelser | Jan 25, 2024 |
I loved the Rei Shimura series by Massey and it was nice to drop into a book written by a familiar author.

I enjoyed the slowish pace and the immersion in this completely unfamiliar culture and time period and learning so many new things while also trying to solve a mystery. This novel takes on the systemic misogyny of life 100 years ago among deeply religious people and I love the empowerment of our main character (and her friend) despite those obstacles. Perveen is based on actual pioneering women lawyers in India during this time so it’s not all completely out of left field.

Anyway, I was a fan of this book and I’ll continue reading the series.
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Markeret
hmonkeyreads | 68 andre anmeldelser | Jan 25, 2024 |
I really enjoyed the book for many reasons. I learned so much about India in 1916-1920. And about the culture and different peoples and religions in India. I
learned about women and their rights in this time period also. Then the characters were very interesting and my favorite is Perveen Mistry; she is an extraordinary woman with high moral standards and great intelligence. I liked all the details - description of the clothing, architecture, etc. The plot was intriguing with lots of twists and turns which kept my attention throughout.

I want to read the next one in the series.
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LuLibro | 68 andre anmeldelser | Jan 22, 2024 |

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Værker
26
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Medlemmer
5,675
Popularitet
#4,360
Vurdering
½ 3.6
Anmeldelser
207
ISBN
178
Sprog
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