Year of the Hyenas
Simon & Schuster, Mar 2005, 23.00, 291 pp.
In 1153 BC Thebes, the Clerk of Investigations and Secrets Semerket is sent to find out who killed the Priestess Hetephras. His superiors selected him because they assume that the alcoholic acrimonious loser will fail. Then they can fire him for incompetence, but not before they blame him to the masses who demand the killer face vigilante justice; the pathetic Semerket would make a fin...