Final Bet

Abdelilah Hamdouchi


13 in stock

(2016) The first Arabic detective novel to be translated into English Young, handsome Othman found his ticket out of a life of desperate poverty in the slums of Casablanca when he married Sofia. Sophisticated, French, rich, and forty years his senior. But when she is brutally murdered in their bedroom one night, the police quickly zero in on Othman as the prime suspect. Set to inherit everything and with his mistress, the love of his life, waiting in the wings he certainly has motive. But is he guilty? Or is he an innocent man, framed by circumstance and an overzealous corrupt police force?