The Conjure Man Dies: A Harlem Mystery
TITLE: THE CONJURE MAN DIES: A Harlem Mystery
- Publisher : Collins Crime Club (7 Jan. 2021)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 304 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0008216479
- ISBN-13 : 978-0008216474
- Dimensions : 12.9 x 1.9 x 19.8 cm
One of Buzzfeed’s Most Anticipated Books of 2021.
“This trailblazing work of fiction is notable for its depiction of Harlem’s African American society and culture in the 1930s” –Bookpage
When the body of N’Gana Frimbo, the African conjure-man, is discovered in his consultation room, Perry Dart, one of Harlem’s ten Black police detectives, is called in to investigate. Together with Dr Archer, a physician from across the street, Dart is determined to solve the baffling mystery, helped and hindered by Bubber Brown and Jinx Jenkins, local boys keen to clear themselves of suspicion of murder and undertake their own investigations.