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Ahmed, a society photographer in a celebrated Cairo nightclub, witnesses a friend horrifically killed in a fight between young business rivals. Forced to escape the scene of the crime and go into hiding, Ahmed is ensnared in a web of cover-ups and crimes whose perpetrators stop at nothing to hide. In this sprawling political thriller, Ahmed is forced to confront ruthless players. It's a game where the penalty for failure could be his life. First published in Arabic in 2007, and by BQFP in 2010, this is a tense thriller that exposes contemporary Egypt and Cairo's seedy nightlife.

Genre: Thriller

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Hardback Editions

November 2010 : Hardback

Title: Vertigo (English)
Author(s): Ahmed Mourad
ISBN: 9992142669 / 978-9992142660
Publisher: Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing
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