Agent : Euan Thorneycroft
Parker Bilal is a pseudonym for Jamal Mahjoub. Born in London and brought up in Khartoum, Sudan, Mahjoub originally trained as a geologist and he has since written six critically acclaimed literary novels and been shortlisted and awarded a number of prizes. His works as Jamal include: In the Hour of Signs, Travelling with Djinns, The Carrier, and The Drift Latitudes. As Parker Bilal he writes the Inspector Makana crime series, set in Cairo. The first book, The Golden Scales, was published by Bloomsbury in 2012 and the second book, Dogstar Rising, was published by Bloomsbury in early 2013. He currently lives in Barcelona.