Dead Meat

Dead Meat

There's a Butcher on the Loose


A chopped-up body recovered from a tandoor oven. . . A quiet young accountant missing with a suitcase full of cash. . . Match-fixing and illegal betting in a city in the grip of T20 fever. . . A lonely detective with a conscience. . . Private eye Arjun Arora works the streets of Delhi dealing with the shady underbelly of the capital city. Hired to track down a missing person, Arjun stumbles upon a gruesome murder where the suspects seem to be linked to something larger and more sinister. Part noir thriller and part detective story, Dead Meat introduces us to an unforgettable character—Arjun Arora, a man with a troubled past-who takes us on a dark and memorable journey through the greed and grime of today’s urban India.


416 Pages | ISBN13 9780143421207
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Ankush Saikia
Ankush Saikia
Ankush Saikia was born in Tezpur, Assam, in 1975, and grew up in Madison, Wisconsin; Assam; and Shillong, Meghalaya. He worked in journalism and publishing in New Delhi for over a decade and was shortlisted for the Outlook-Picador India non-fiction writing award (2005). He is the author of Dead Meat (2015), Remember Death (2016) and More Bodies Will Fall (2018), among others. Saikia is currently based in Shillong and Tezpur in North-east India.
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