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Hunt The Haunted

The Haunting of Tram Car 015

By P. Djèlí Clark  

1 Mar, 2019

Doing What the WFC Cannot Do


P. Djèlí Clark’s 2019 novella, The Haunting of Tram Car 015, is a supernatural police procedural. It shares its setting with A Dead Djinn in Cairo.

Agent Hamed Nasr of Egypt’s Ministry of Alchemy, Enchantments, and Supernatural Entities has learned many odd things over the course of his career, but he’s never learned to lay ghosts. Nevertheless, Nasr and new partner Onsi Youssef are summoned to Ramses Station to deal with what’s said to be a haunted tram car. Could this finally be a true haunting? 

No. Whatever the entity is, it is not a ghost. It is, however, real. It is definitely hostile. 

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