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by Pearce, Michael

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TitleDeath of an effendi : a Mamur Zapt mystery
Author / Responsible partyPearce, Michael
GenreDetective and mystery fiction.
TopicsDetective and mystery fiction. Historical fiction. Police chiefs -- Fiction. Zapt, Mamur (Fictitious character) -- Fiction. Police -- Egypt -- Cairo -- Fiction. Cairo (Egypt) -- Fiction.
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherVisAbility Ltd.


Cairo 1909, the murder capital of the world. But the death of an effendi? Effendis- the Egyptian elite - are important. When Tvardovsky, an effendi and a foreigner, is shot at a gathering of financiers, Gareth Owen, the Mamur Zapt, Chief of Cairo's Secret Police, is called in to investigate. But is he the right man for the job? And there are powerful people who might have preferred Tvardovsky dead.

Additional Information

System control numberS13528
Original Print PublisherLondon : HarperCollins, 1999.
Series statementBook 12 of Mamur Zapt series
Series statement (Book 1 of Series Title)Book 12 of Mamur Zapt series
NarratorNigel Carrington.
Narrator NameNigel Carrington.
Participant or performer noteNigel Carrington.
Narrators GenderMale narrator