Novels of 20th and 21st Century Egypt

There's more to Egypt than ancient pharohs and pyramids. Try one of these novels and mysteries set in the 20th and 21st centuries.



All of these titles are located in the Adult Fiction section unless otherwise noted.

Aswani, `Ala. Friendly Fire: Stories. 2009.

Aswani, `Ala. The Yacoubian Building. 2004.

Barber, Noel. A Woman of Cairo. 1984. (Adult Romance BAR).

Baugh, Carolyn. The View from Garden City. 2008.

Coonts, Stephen. Liberty. 2003.
     Also available: CD

Hynd, Noel. Countdown in Cairo. 2010.

Johansen, Iris and Roy Johansen. Storm Cycle. 2009.
     Also available: Large Type, CD, eAudiobook

Khashoggi, Soheir. Nadia’s Song. 1999.

Khemir, Sabiha. The Blue Manuscript. 2008.

Khoury, Raymond. The Sign. 2009.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Lively, Penelope. Making It Up. 2005.

Mahfuz, Najib. Cairo Modern. 2009.

Michaels, Anne. The Winter Vault. 2009.
     Also available: CD

Somerville, Rowan. The End of Sleep. 2008.

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All of these titles are located in the Adult Mystery section unless otherwise noted.

Allen, Conrad. Murder on the Marmora. 2004.

Chattam, Maxime. The Cairo Diary. 2007.

Christie, Agatha. Death on the Nile: A Hercule Poirot Mystery. 1937.
     Also available: CD

Eccles, Marjorie. The Shape of Sand. 2004.

Hess, Joan. Mummy Dearest. 2008.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Pearce, Michael. The Point in the Market: A Mamur Zapt Mystery. 2005.

Peters, Elizabeth. The Serpent on the Crown. 2005.
     Also available: Large Type, CD, eBook

Sussman, Paul. The Last Secret of the Temple. 2005.

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