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THE SAMARITAN’S SECRET

THE SAMARITAN’S SECRET

By: REES, Matt

Fiction, 2009

THE SAMARITAN’S SECRET brings Omar Yussef to Nablus where a member of the tiny, ancient Samaritan community has been murdered. This man worked for the Palestinian Authority and controlled hundreds of millions of dollars of government money, which is now missing. Visiting Nablus, Omar Yussef must solve the murder and find the money before all aid to the Palestinians is cut off.

 

Rights Sold to:

Brazil, Record Publishing; France, Albin Michel; Germany, Beck Verlag; Indonesia, Diomedia; Italy, Cairo Publishers; Norway, Forlaget Press; Pb, Mariner; Romania, Nicolescu; Turkey, Marti Publishing; UK, Atlantic Books; USA, Soho Press 

Reviews:

Provocative...Rees adopts a humanist perspective, keeping the military maneuvers in the background and focusing on ordinary people struggling to live ordinary lives.” –  The New York Times Book Review