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Mamur Zapt and the return of the carpet

Michael Pearce

Mamur Zapt and the return of the carpet

by Michael Pearce

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Published by Collins in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMichael Pearce.
SeriesThe Crime Club
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6069.M52/
The Physical Object
Pagination214p. ;
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17163990M
ISBN 10000232167X

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In this first book of the series, the Mamur Zapt is charged with protecting the "return of the carpet" - the large, black cloth that covers the Ka'ba at the annual hajj, which is returned to Cairo at the conclusion of Ramadan.4/5(15).

THE MAMUR ZAPT AND THE RETURN OF THE CARPET - G Michael Pearce 1st in series Set in Cairo, Captain Gareth Owen, the Mamur Zapt (head of Cairos CID, focused on political, not police, matters), investigates the attempted murder of prominent politician and philanderer Nuri Pasha/5.

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The Mamur Zapt, head of Cairo’s CID in the heyday of (the indirect) British rule, focused on political, not police, matters. With the bustling new century, the loosening of imperial ties, and the rise of nationalism, his was a busy office.

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With the bustling new century, the loosening of imperial ties, and the rise of nationalism, his is a busy office/5(5). Gareth Cadwallader Owen is the Mamur Zapt, the Welsh head of the Cairo Secret Police, in this first novel—a gravely loopy tale of terrorism and chicanery in British-controlled Egypt.

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Title: Mamur Zapt and the Return of the Carpet Author(s): Michael Pearce ISBN: / (UK edition) Publisher: Post Mortem Books Ralph Spurrier. The attempted assassination of a veteran politician raises the spectre of a major terrorist statement at the capital's principal religious festival where the faithful celebrate the Return of the Holy Carpet from Mecca/5(2).

Set in Egypt, inthe main character of this book is known as the Mamur Zapt, who was like the head of the secret police with wide-ranging powers, including the ability to search any home without a search warrant, and to enter any building at any time.

This may not seem like a big deal, but the Mamur Zapt was British, not Egyptian/5(2).First met in The Mamur Zapt and the Return of the Carpet, Captain Gareth Owen is a colonial police officer in British-controlled Cairo.

As Mamur Zapt, his .The Mamur Zapt & The Return of the Carpet. Written by Michael Pearce Review by Alycia Harris. With the celebration of the Return of the Holy Carpet from Mecca soon to take place, Captain Owen, the Mamur Zapt or head of the Egyptian CID, must navigate tricky political intricacies to figure out who might have nearly assassinated a prominent figure.

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