A man torn between two continents finds himself in a dangerous confrontation between tradition and corruption.
Solo is a former cop who ran away from a dark past in France to start his life over again in Bamako, Mali, as a PI. An ordinary case turns out to be not so ordinary. The drug mule gets her throat slit. The French lawyer is too beautiful and too well informed. The cocaine is too plentiful. This is hard-boiled noir with a modern twist set in West Africa.
The narration is excellent and I learned a lot about Mali that I previously would have been hard pressed to identify on a map. The main character is likable and sustains a story that otherwise would have been irritating with its deus ex machine twists
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This is a good French noir set in Mali in West Africa. Soleymane Camara who is a former Frencho cop wh fled from a murder charge to his father's homeland. He is working as a PI in the capital Bamako, nicknamed the White Leopard. A French lawyer hire him to aissist her sister who is involved in drug smuggling. But the sister is killed and Camara set out to find the men behind the cocaine smuggling.