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The Golden Scales : A Makana Investigation

The Golden Scales : A Makana Investigation

Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
SKU: 9781408830369
R 210,00
R 178,50
A major new detective series set in modern-day Cairo - moving between its labyrinthine back streets, and its shining tower blocks - and featuring Makana, an exiled Sudanese private investigator, escaping his own troubled past
Former police inspector Makana, in exile from his native Sudan, lives on a rickety Nile houseboat in Cairo, scratching out a living as a private investigator. When he receives a call from the notorious and powerful Saad Hanafi, he is thrust into a dangerous and glittering world. Hanafi is the owner of a star-studded football team and their most valuable player has vanished. His disappearance threatens to bring down not only the businessman's private empire but also the entire country. Makana encounters Muslim extremists, Russian gangsters and a desperate mother hunting for her missing daughter, as his search stirs up painful memories, leading him back into the sights of an old and dangerous enemy...
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781408830369
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Contributor By (author) Parker Bilal
Publication Date 2013-02-14
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 416
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 198 X 129 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 330
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Former police inspector Makana, in exile from his native Sudan, lives on a rickety Nile houseboat in Cairo, scratching out a living as a private investigator. When he receives a call from the notorious and powerful Saad Hanafi, he is thrust into a dangerous and glittering world. Hanafi is the owner of a star-studded football team and their most valuable player has vanished. His disappearance threatens to bring down not only the businessman's private empire but also the entire country. Makana encounters Muslim extremists, Russian gangsters and a desperate mother hunting for her missing daughter, as his search stirs up painful memories, leading him back into the sights of an old and dangerous enemy...
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781408830369
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Contributor By (author) Parker Bilal
Publication Date 2013-02-14
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 416
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 198 X 129 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 330
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