The Mamur Zapt and the Night of the Dog, Michael Pearce
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Michael Pearce

The Mamur Zapt and the Night of the Dog

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…
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2017

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He paused impressively, looked through the sheaf of papers he was holding in his hand, pulled one out and laid it on the desk in front of Owen.
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nded Zeinab.

‘I told you. She’s the niece of this MP who’s visiting us.’

‘What is she doing here?’

‘Keeping him company, I suppose. Having a holiday.’

‘She’s come here to get a husband. Like all the others.’

‘I wouldn’t have thought

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