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The Fig Tree Murder

A Mamur Zapt Mystery (Mamur Zapt Mysteries)

by Michael Pearce

  • 72 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Poisoned Pen Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mystery & Detective - Historical,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective,
  • Mystery/Suspense,
  • Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General,
  • Mystery & Detective - General

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesMamur Zapt (10)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8848154M
    ISBN 101590580680
    ISBN 109781590580684
    OCLC/WorldCa53923310

    The tree is one of the earliest to show its fruitbuds, which appear before the leaves; thus a fig tree with leaves would be expected to also have fruit. Jesus’ cursing the fig tree for its fruitlessness (Mark –13, 20–23) was an allusion to the fruitlessness of Israel.   “Murder Under the Fig Tree” is a beautifully written and layered novel that takes on the complexities and ambiguities of Palestinian life; it’s also a damn good mystery that convincingly demonstrates a crime novel can be fine literature. –Michael Nava, author of the Henry Rios novels.

    "Murder under the Fig Tree" is a Foreword INDIES winner in Multicultural (Adult Fiction). Rania and Chloe, the bold heroines of Murder Under the Bridge are back – and they’re in trouble. Rania is rotting in an Israeli jail, and Chloe returns to Palestine to free her friend. The chance to investigate the death of a young gay. The horrific murder in of year-old Bobby Franks in Chicago by Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb inspired this acclaimed roman à clef, originally published in .

    " Murder Under the Fig Tree is a beautifully written and layered novel that takes on the complexities and ambiguities of Palestinian life; it’s also a damn good mystery that convincingly demonstrates a crime novel can also be fine literature." —Michael Nava, author of Lay Your Sleeping Head About the Author. Press release – A River Could Be A Tree April 9, Contact: Rachel Tarlow Gul Over the River Public Relations [email protected] () Fig Tree Books LLC Acquires Angela Himsel’s A River Could Be a Tree: A Memoir With Foreword by Shulem Deen BEDFORD,NY (April 9, ) — Fig Tree Books LLC, publisher of the best literature of the American Jewish .


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Murder Under the Fig Tree is enthralling and eye-opening book. I read this without having read the first book in the series and was able to jump right in. Kate Raphael's characters are so engaging and complex that I was drawn in immediately. This is a compelling murder mystery, but that's only one reason to read it/5.

The Fig Tree Murder book. Read 8 reviews from The Fig Tree Murder book world's largest community for readers. Why was the body put on the line. Chance. Or did someone want to /5(8). "Murder Under the Fig Tree is a beautifully written and layered novel that takes on the complexities and ambiguities of Palestinian life; it’s also a damn good mystery that convincingly demonstrates a crime novel can also be fine literature." —Michael Nava, author of Lay Your Sleeping Head/5(20).

That being said, _The Fig Tree Murder_ is mediocre. The plot is a little convoluted, and the mystery itself is lackluster. The story revolves around the expansion of a railway north of Cairo,its planned route anxiously anticipated, but also creating chaos in conservative, rural Egypt.

Added to this is the belief that the Virgin Mary (during the 4/5(5). Fig Tree opens with the Palestinian detective Rania, the officer who solved the murder in Bridge, in prison. Her loyal American Jewish friend, Chloe, who made herself a nuisance to the authorities in the first book and logged a few days of her own in an Israeli jail, returns to Palestine to help Rania—and reunites with her girlfriend, Tina.

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Raphael subsequently was deported because of her activism. Although MURDER UNDER The Fig Tree Murder book FIG TREE offers rich rewards as a stand-alone, I recommend first reading the series debut, MURDER UNDER THE BRIDGE, which won the International Publisher Book Award (IPPY) Silver Medal for Mystery.

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See all. “Compulsion is a lost star in the pantheon of America’s golden age of Jewish fiction; its re-release should be welcomed by all. Despite prejudices and misconceptions about homosexuality that are inseparable from the time in which the story is set (and in which it was written), Levin brilliantly dissects the human heart in this classic of psychological realism – a remarkably sympathetic.

When a young woman's body is discovered in the summer of Vienna, the Inspector's wife is certain the figs found in her stomach during the autopsy are the clue to the identity of the murderer--for there are no fresh figs in Vienna at this time of year.

Inside the cover of Kate Jessica Raphael’s new mystery, Murder Under the Fig Tree: A Palestine Mystery (She Writes Press, Berkeley,pp., $) is a detailed map of the West Bank, like those maps in fantasy novels with places marked “forbidden lands” or “land of dragons.” Instead here are the fractured lands of Palestine’s West Bank, scarred by a vast.

THE FIG TREE MURDER: A Mamur Zapt Mystery Michael Pearce, Author. Poisoned Pen $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book First published in. Murder Under the Fig Tree. Contact Information. Buy Murder Under the Fig Tree.

Contact Kate Jessica Raphael. and Central California. Her debut Palestine mystery, Murder Under the Bridge, won the International Publisher Book Awards (IPPY) Silver Medal for Mystery.

Comments. Add Your Books. Book Of The Day. More Info. Buy Now. Publishers. Murder Under the Fig Tree(Book 2) (A Foreword INDIES Book of the Year) The bold heroines of Murder Under the Bridge are back, and they’re in trouble.

Hamas has taken power in Palestine, and the Israeli government is rounding up threats. Palestinian policewoman Rania Bakara finds herself thrown in prison, though she has never been part of Hamas. It's called the Tree of the Virgin. It's a sycamore, actually, not the English sort but the Egyptian, a species of fig.

The tree is a site of religious interest, said to be a spot where the Virgin Mary hid herself from Herod's soldiers in its branches. Or perhaps the Virgin and Child rested there on their flight into Egypt. Hamas has taken power in Palestine, and the Israeli government is rounding up threats.

When Palestinian policewoman Rania Bakara finds herself thrown in prison, though she has never been part of Hamas, her friend Chloe flies in from San Francisco to get her out. The Paperback of the The Fig Tree Murder: A Mamur Zapt Mystery (Mamur Zapt Mysteries Series, Vol.

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The Fig Tree Murder () About book: Why was the body put on the line. Chance. Or did someone want to halt the progress of the new electric railway out fom Cairo to the City of Pleasure being built in the suburbs. Was it another of Egypt's traditional revenge killings.

Or had the murdered man somehow got caught up in the manoeuvrings of the. Get this from a library. The fig tree murder: a Mamur Zapt mystery. [Michael Pearce] -- Why was the body put on the line. Chance. Or did someone want to halt the progress of the new electric railway out from Cairo to the city of Pleasure being built in the suburbs?.

From the award-winning Michael Pearce, comes a delightful murder mystery set in Egypt in A body is found on the tracks of a new electric railway and the Mamur Zapt is called in to investigate.

Cairo, It's called the Tree of the Virgin.A runaway ostrich is the only eyewitness to a murder. When Gareth Cadwallader Owen, the Mamur Zapt of colonial Cairo (The Camel of Destruction,etc.), trudges out to rural Matariya, he finds the area in the midst of a growth ide the ostrich farm, the village well, and the holy fig tree where the Virgin and Child once rested lie the soon-to-be-completed tracks for the .Murder Under the Fig Tree A Palestine Mystery (Book): Raphael, Kate Jessica: "Hamas has taken power in Palestine, and the Israeli government is rounding up threats.

When Palestinian policewoman Rania Bakara finds herself thrown in prison, though she has never been part of Hamas, her friend Chloe flies in from San Francisco to get her out.