Agent : Euan Thorneycroft
Jamal Mahjoub is an award winning writer of mixed British/Sudanese heritage. Born in London, he was raised in Khartoum where the family remained until 1990. He was awarded a scholarship to study in England and attended university in Sheffield. He has lived in a number of places, including the UK, Denmark and currently, Spain. His works include: In the Hour of Signs, Travelling with Djinns, The Carrier, and The Drift Latitudes. Jamal also writes the Inspector Makana crime series, set in Cairo, under the pseudonym Parker Bilal. His latest book, A Line in the River (published in 2019), tells the story of Khartoum and entwines Jamal’s personal experience with the city’s history.