The Book of Safety: A Novel
Ysser Abdel Hafez
Paperback: 248 pages
Publisher: Hoopoe, 2017
Product Dimensions: 20.3 x 2.5 x 13 cm
An intriguing and unexpected narrative of modern Cairo.
Khaled transcribes testimonies at the Palace of Confessions, a shadowy state-run agency situated in a respectable Cairo suburb. There he encounters Mustafa Ismail: a university professor turned master thief, who breaks into the homes of the great and the good and then blackmails them into silence.