The Cairo Diary - Maxim Chattam Reviews
Description:ISBN 033045191X / Genre: Crime / Thriller / Author: Maxim Chattam
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Two stories from the past and present intertwine and culminate in ...
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by - written on 05/11/11 (Very useful, 45 readings)
There are some books which just have an undefinable, almost ethereal quality. The Cairo Diary is one of them. Whilst not initially that appealing, it somehow gets under your skin and ends up being a memorable, compulsive read - surely the best kind of book there is. The Cairo Diary is set both in the past and in the present. In the present day Marion, a young woman, hides in a monastery to escape a scandal she has caused. Once there, she stumbles across a diary, written by an English policeman in Cairo in 1928. It contains details of an investigation into a horrific series of child murders... murders which someone in the present would rather remained in the ... Read the complete review
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