When a tourist is kidnapped from the terrace of a hotel in Edwardian Cairo, Captain Owen, "Mamur Zapt", head of Egypt's political CID is called in. It is in the donkey-vous, the base of Cairo's lowly donkey-boys, that Owen finds the answer, but not quite the one he expected.
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Michael Pearce grew up in the (then) Anglo-Egyptian Sudan among the various tensions he draws on for his award-winning Mamur Zapt series. He returned there to teach, and retains a human rights interest in the area.
Michael Pearce is also the author of the crime novels featuring Dmitri Kameron, set in Tsarist Russia of the 1890s.
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