The Snake-Catcher’s Daughter (Mamur Zapt, Book 8)

The Snake-Catcher’s Daughter (Mamur Zapt, Book 8)

by Michael Pearce

Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe) Publication Date: 05/10/2017

  $7.99

In this engrossing murder mystery set in the Egypt of the 1900s, the Mamur Zapt finds himself under threat from a campaign to discredit Cairo’s senior policemen. Cairo in the 1900s. The Mamur Zapt, Head of Cairo's secret police, finds himself in a compromising position. The city’s senior policemen are the subject of a smear campaign, a stinging attack which raises uncomfortable questions about their integrity. The Mamur Zapt himself is suspected, but is he above suspicion? Owen’s investigation takes him into hitherto uncharted territory: the underworld of Cairo and the dangerous profession of snake-catching…

ISBN:
9780007485055
9780007485055
Category:
Historical mysteries
Format:
Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe)
Publication Date:
05-10-2017
Language:
English
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Michael Pearce

Michael Pearce was raised in Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, where his fascination for language began.

He later trained as a Russian interpreter but moved away from languages to follow an academic career, first as a lecturer in English and the History of Ideas, and then as an administrator.

He has a strong interest in human rights and in languages, both of which feature indirectly in his new series. Michael Pearce now lives in South-West London.

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