About this book
A dead man hangs from the portal of St Paul's Chapel in Damascus. He was a Muslim officer - and he was murdered. But when Detective Barudi sets out to interrogate the man's mysterious widow, the Secret Service takes the case away from him. Barudi continues to investigate clandestinely and discovers the murderer's motive.
The epic, generational novel of forbidden love, now available in paperback. Sold over 250,000 copies in Europe, and received great reviews in national papers such as "The Guardian" and "The Independent", which has this to say about it: 'At last, the Great Arab Novel - appearing without ifs, buts, equivocations, metaphorical camouflage or hidden meanings... Despite its length it's a compelling read'.
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