The Butcher's Theater

The Butcher's Theater

eBook - 1988
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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 fifteen-year-old girl. She is drained of blood, then carefully bathed and shrouded in white. Precisely one week later, a second victim is found. From the sacred Wailing Wall to the 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 young women could destroy the delicate balance on which Jerusalem' very survival depends. A vivid look at the tortured complexities of a psychopath's mind, a rich evocation of a city steeped in history.
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, c1988.
ISBN: 9780345463739


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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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