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A Carrion Death: Introducing Detective Kubu


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Smashed skull, snapped ribs, and a cloying smell of carrion. Leave the body for the hyenas to devour—no body, no case.

But Kalahari game rangers stumble on the human corpse mid-meal. The murder wasn't perfect after all. Enter Detective David "Kubu" Bengu of the Botswana Criminal Investigation Department, an investigator whose personality and physique match his moniker, the Setswana word for hippopotamus—which is a seemingly docile beast, but one of the deadliest, and most persistent, on the continent.

Beneath a mountain of lies and superstitions, Kubu uncovers a chain of crimes leading to the most powerful figures in the country—cold-bloodedly efficient and frighteningly influential enemies who can make anyone who gets in their way disappear.

About the Author

Michael Stanley is the writing team of Michael Sears and Stanley Trollip. Sears was born in Johannesburg, grew up in Cape Town and Nairobi, and teaches at the University of the Witwatersrand. Trollip was also born in Johannesburg and has been on the faculty of the universities of Illinois, Minnesota, and North Dakota, and at Capella University. He divides his time between Knysna, South Africa, and Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Selma L., November 22, 2009 (view all comments by Selma L.)
I read this book while on assignment in Southern Sudan. Our accommodations were basic safari-camp-style, so I could easily imagine the Botswana reality. I enjoyed this book very much; it has made me move Botswana higher up my list of must-sees. Det. Kubu is a character of whom I would like to see more, also. I hope the authors are planning a sequel.
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Stanley, Michael
Harper Paperbacks
by Michael Stanley
Mystery & Detective - General
Mystery-A to Z
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