Read The Girl in the Nile by Michael Pearce Free Online
Book Title: The Girl in the Nile|
The author of the book: Michael Pearce
ISBN 13: 9781590580530
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 528 KB
Edition: Poisoned Pen Press
Date of issue: March 1st 2003
Read full description of the books The Girl in the Nile:1909 Egypt. It's easy to go adrift in the complex political currents swirling through a country long "advised" by the British after the mess it made of its finances, but swelling with nationalism. Still, you can't discount the self-interest of the Khedive, the Royal Family, and the country's pashas. Nevertheless, Captain Gareth Owen, Head of the Cairo Secret Police, has to ask, "Where's the body?" The girl, perhaps a woman of ill repute but definitely lost overboard, was glimpsed lying on a sandbank in the Nile. Then she vanished. Why had Prince Narouz hired the dahabeeyah? Surely not just to cruise to Luxor--the man has no interest in antiquities. And why was Miss Sekhmet on the boat anyway? Was it for the Prince's pleasure, or to embarrass him? Under heavy pressure from politicos and his own mistress, the strong-minded Zeinab, Owen steers a difficult course after a murderer....
Read information about the authorMichael Pearce grew up in the (then) Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. He returned there later to teach, and retains a human rights interest in the area. He has recently retired from his academic post to write full time.
Add a comment to The Girl in the Nile
Read EBOOK The Girl in the Nile by Michael Pearce Online free