|Pashazade - The First Arabesk (2001) [Novel]|
by Jon Courtenay Grimwood
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Series: Arabesks, the
ZeeZee (Ahsraf Bey), is sprung from a Seattle high security prison, and arrives in El Iskandryia with full diplomatic immunity, to find the Aunt he's never met. Within days he is the main suspect of a murder, the girl he was arranged to marry hates him, and he is responsible for the wellbeing of his nine year old cousin.
All while trying to find out exactly what he is doing in this city, and who the murderer is.
Set in a world where Germany won the First World War, in Alexandria, where the Ottoman Empire still dominates.
Detective story, meets Cyberpunk, meets Middle Eastern diplomacy.
Original title: Pashazade - The First Arabesk
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Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Detective Story and Detectives
Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Technology→ Cyberpunk and Virtual Reality
Fiction→ Science Fiction→ World Versions→ Alternate Histories