The Butcher's Theater

The Butcher's Theater

A Novel

Book - 2013
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They call the ancient hills of Jerusalem the butcher's theater. Here, upon this bloodstained stage, a faceless killer performs his violent specialty. The first to die brutally is a girl. She is drained of blood, then carefully bathed and shrouded in white. Precisely one week later, a second victim is found.
 
"Crisp . . . suspenseful . . . intense."-- The New York Times Book Review
 
From the sacred Wailing Wall to monasteries where dark secrets are cloistered, from black-clad Bedouin enclaves to labyrinthine midnight alleys, veteran police inspector Daniel Sharavi and his crack team plunge deep into a city simmering with religious and political passions to hunt for a murderer whose insatiable taste for bloodshed could destroy the delicate balance on which Jerusalem's very survival depends.

Publisher: New York : Ballantine, 2013, c1988
ISBN: 9780345540188
Branch Call Number: M KEL
Characteristics: 708 p. ;,20 cm

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Mar 09, 2016

Very interesting plot. I think the book could have been half as long, though. It felt like the author wanted to give too much information about Hebrew and about Jewish people

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