The Black Cat
The main character in this story is called Salahadin.
He is an inspector in the Egyptian police. His job is to protect Egyptian antiquities. Antiquity is something which is very old
There are many antiquities in Egypt. Most of them are valuable. Many of them are in museums in Cairo or in Europe. But there are many others which have not yet been found. These Antiquities are buried under the sands, in tombs or in pyramids.
There are many archeologists working in Egypt. Archeologists study ancient cities and tombs. Sometimes they find antiquities. They give all these antiquities to Egyptian Government. But some archeologists try to keep them. Salahadin’s job is to stop this happening.
Salahadin has studied history at Cairo University and at the University of London. He has visited many museums in Cairo and in Europe.