Historical novel set in early 20th Century PETROGRAD
The Ghost Runner
Location(s): Cairo, Siwa
Era(s): Early 2000s
The protagonist is Sudanese, living in Cairo and the subtle aspects of life in that part of the world are effortlessly conveyed by the author. It is Cairo, 2002. Makana and Sindbad are instructed by Magdy Ragab to follow her lawyer husband. Meanwhile a young woman Karima lies dying after being burned. How these two story lines come together.
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