Novels published by the author
Short fiction/Essays/Travel writing available online
Work in Progress
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.