Murder at the Mushaira

28 February 2021

Murder at the Mushaira

Raza Mir

Raza Mir’s novel, a murder mystery, is set against the backdrop of tumultuous political events, as Indian soldiers revolted against British rule in May 1857. It follows the renowned poet Mirza Ghalib, who here is refashioned as an amateur detective who tries to solve the murder of a poet. 

Aleph, Rs 799, 360 pages