The Butcher's Theater: A Novel
Publisher: Random House (Audio)
Date: March 2014
Duration: 2 hours 58 minutes
They call the ancient hills of Jerusalem thebutcher's theater. Here, upon this bloodstained stage,a faceless killer performs his violent specialty:The first to die brutally is a fifteen-year-oldgirl. She is drained of blood, then carefully bathedand shrouded in white. Precisely one week later, asecond victim is found. From the sacredWailing Wall to the monasteries where dark secretsare cloistered, from black-clad bedouin enclavesto labyrinthine midnight alleys, veteran policeinspector Daniel Sharavi and his crack team plungedeep into a city simmering with religious andpolitical passions to hunt for a murderer whosinsatiable taste for young women could destroy thedelicate balance on which Jerusalem's very survivaldepends.
A brilliant novel by a master ofthe genre, a vivid look at the torturedcomplexities of a psychopath's mind, a rich evocation of acity steeped in history -- this, and more, isThe Butcher's Theater.