City of Jackals


A severed head washes up on the banks of the Nile. The police turn a blind eye. It is just another victim in a series of ritual killings of refugees. Distracted from his hunt for a missing boy, Makana feels the pull of his Sudanese past and is impelled to seek justice for the murdered emigrants. In the dark heart of Cario, Makana soon discovers the two cases may be connected in dangerous and unexpected ways…

‘For some time now, Parker Bilal has been writing superb crime novels set in Egypt’ Sunday Times

‘Like all the best crime fiction, Bilal’s story has a depth and resonance which stretches far beyond its cast of characters into the wider world’ Independent

‘Excellent … More please’ Literary Review