Press

«A brilliantly written London noir from a master of the genre» – Mason Cross

«A firecracker of a novel» – Eric van Lustbader, author of The Bourne Legacy

“A new best for this absorbing series, [City of Jackals] offers a must-read, street-level look at African politics; a compelling personal journey; and a top-rate mystery.” —Booklist, starred review

“[A] distinctive private detective . . . [An] excellent series.” —The New York Times Book Review

“Sharp, witty, politically astute thrillers . . . The perfect 21st-century detective.” —Al Jazeera America

“Makana is a compelling, even an archetypal, hero . . . [A] must-read series.” —Booklist, starred review

“One of crime fiction’s most interesting and sympathetic detectives . . . [Bilal] gets better and better.” —The Times

“Bilal whisks the reader straight to the dark heart of Cairo.” —The Economist

“Deftly wraps a whodunit around an eloquent, character-driven look at recent history.”—Kirkus Reviews

“This fifth entry in the international thriller series is excellent.”—Library Journal

“Deeply atmospheric.”—Seattle Times

‘A must-read series for fans of international crim fiction’ Booklist

‘This beautifully written series just gets better and better’ Sunday Express

“One of crime fiction’s most interesting and sympathetic detectives” Marcel Berlins, The Times

“Brilliant” Joan Smith, Sunday Times

“Gripping” Literary Review

“Superb” Independent