The Mamur Zapt And the Spoils of Egypt by Michael Pearce

The Mamur Zapt And the Night of the Dog by Michael Pearce

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A classic murder mystery from the award-winning Michael Pearce, in which The Mamur Zapt races to prevent an explosion of religious violence in the Cairo of the 1900s. Cairo in the 1900s. When the body of a dog is discovered in a Coptic tomb - a Muslim insult that could spark an explosion among the Christian community - the Mamur Zapt, British head of Cairo's secret police, is called in to investigate. Equally volatile is a command from an English Member of Parliament that the Mamur Zapt, Gareth Owen, show the MP's niece the sights of the city. When a dancing dervish is stabbed before the lady's very eyes, Owen begins to uncover a plot to set Cairo's ethnic communities at each other's throats... This 1991 Collins Crime Paperback is in Good condition.

ISBN: 9780006471097 SKU: 1367912 Note: Any image shown is from a stock photo and is not the actual book.