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The Mysteries of Algiers

(1988)
A novel by

 
 
Irwin taught Arabic and Middle eastern history at both Oxford and Cambridge, and brings his specialised knowledge to this thriller which is also an investigation into revolutionary violence and colonialism. Set in Algiers in 1959-60, the plot involves a desert intelligence officer attached to the Foreign Legion, at a time when the French settlers are engaged in a final stand against the F. L. N.



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"Magical, bizarre and frightening." - Ruth Rendell


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Hardback Editions

April 1988 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Mysteries of Algiers
Author(s): Robert Irwin
ISBN: 0-670-81822-4 / 978-0-670-81822-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking Adult
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Paperback Editions

May 1993 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Mysteries of Algiers (Contemporary English Language Fiction)
Author(s): Robert Irwin
ISBN: 1-873982-60-7 / 978-1-873982-60-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Dedalus Ltd
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November 1989 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Mysteries of Algiers
Author(s): Robert Irwin
ISBN: 0-14-012767-4 / 978-0-14-012767-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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September 1988 : UK Paperback

Title: The Mysteries of Algiers
Author(s): Robert Irwin
ISBN: 0-14-010298-1 / 978-0-14-010298-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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Kindle Editions

September 2013 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Mysteries of Algiers (Contemporary English Language Fiction)
Author(s): Robert Irwin
Publisher: Dedalus Limited
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September 2012 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Mysteries of Algiers (Original Fiction In Paperback Book 0)
Author(s): Robert Irwin
Publisher: Dedalus
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