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Parker Bilal

The author’s crime writing alter ego. To learn more about Parker Bilal and the Makana series click the image above to visit the Parker Bilal website –

About the author

JAMAL MAHJOUB was born in London and brought up in Khartoum, Sudan. He has since lived at various times in the UK, Denmark, Egypt, Spain and currently The Netherlands. He has published seven novels as well as short stories and essays. His work has been translated into a number of languages and has been awarded several prizes, including the Guardian African Short Story Prize, the St Malo Prix de l’Astrolabe, and the Mario Vargas Llosa Premio NH de Relatos. Since 2012 he has begun publishing crime fiction under the pen name PARKER BILAL. There are currently four books in the Cairo set series following investigator Makana.

Books

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Nubian Indigo

2007
Novel that explores the construction of the Aswan High Dam and the subsequent flooding of the Nile Valley in the 1960s.
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The Drift Latitudes

2004
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Travelling with Djinns

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The Carrier

1998
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In The hour of Signs

1996
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Wings of Dust

1994
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Navigation of a Rainmaker

1989
Tanner travels back to his father’s country in search of his own identity and finds himself caught up in the opening moves of a civil war.

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