Captain Owen, head of Edwardian Cairo's political CID, performs his usual tightrope act between the conflicting demands of his British masters and their Egyptian "subjects" when he becomes involved in investigating the illegal export of antiques.
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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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Book Description HarperCollins, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: Used; Very Good. Dispatched, from the UK, within 48 hours of ordering. Though second-hand, the book is still in very good shape. Minimal signs of usage may include very minor creasing on the cover or on the spine. Bookseller Inventory # CHL1520630
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Book Description HarperCollins 24/01/1994, 1994. Book Condition: used-good. GREAT BOOK IN GOOD OR BETTER CONDITION, NORMALLY SENT SAME DAY FROM WAREHOUSE. Bookseller Inventory # 9053-9780006476375
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Limited, London, 1994. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: Good. spine crease, light edge wear to covers. Bookseller Inventory # 134990
Book Description Harper Collins, UK, 1994. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Very Good-. First Thus. PB, pictorial card covers, 190pp. Moderate rubbing, creasing to covers, inside has tanning to page edges. top corner of h/title has been snipped, else square, clean & tight. Appears to be the fifth in the popular Mamur Zapt series of mysteries set in early 20th century Egypt. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # jen001443
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Canada, Limited, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1994. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Thus. To view other titles by this author enter the kewords; XDCX, XJGX, Pearce or Mystery. In excellent condition with minor wear o/w tight clean and square. Crime Club edition of The head of Egypt's CID Mamur Zapt. Bookseller Inventory # 011095
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