It is the summer of 2001 and in Cairo's crowded street the unsolved murders of several homeless boys are fanning the embers of religious hatred. Makana has been hired to investigate threats that have been made to a hapless travel agent. When he witnesses a brutal killing he uncovers a web of intrigue, violence and old secrets, and attracts the attention of some very dangerous people.
Über den Autor
Parker Bilal is the pseudonym of Jamal Mahjoub. Mahjoub has published seven critically acclaimed literary novels, which have been widely translated. Dogstar Rising is his second Makana Investigation. Born in London, Mahjoub has lived at various times in the UK, Sudan, Cairo and Denmark. He currently lives in Barcelona.
A city divided. A killer on the streets. A past that refuses to be forgotten