Sudanese sleuth tipping the scales
The Golden Scales by Parker Bilal. Bloomsbury, €15.10. Reviewed by Paul Lynch.
The Golden Scales by Parker Bilal
The hero of Parker Bilal's The Golden Scales is a man by the name of Makana. Years ago, Makana was Police Inspector Makana in his native Sudan. But that was before Islamic militants took charge and killed his family, allowed him to escape to Egypt with little else but his surname.
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