By Batya Gur
Modern Israel is a spot jam-packed with contradictions: the gorgeous panorama usually rife with human clash; the tranquil and the peaceable in consistent fight with negative destruction; and awesome human love and kindness set opposed to a backdrop of civil strife. during the eyes of a author like Batya Gur and her most interesting construction, leader Superintendent Michael Ohayon, those complexities are handled with an intimate familiarity and infrequent intensity of understanding.
When a woman's physique is found within the dresser warehouses of Israel tv, the brooding Ohayon embarks on a tangled and bloody path of detection throughout the corridors and studios of Israel's professional tv station and, specifically, in the course of the family, fears, loves, and braveness of the folk who make the station what it's. it's a trip that brings into query the very beliefs upon which Ohayon -- and certainly the full country -- used to be raised, beliefs which could have ended in poor crimes.
Chief Superintendent Ohayon has spent his profession surrounded through confusing and bad instances, yet might be not anything disturbs him extra deeply than what this mysterious woman's homicide finds. For the media, frequently on the middle of the Israeli cognizance -- a spot the place political tensions; hostility; corruption; and the ethnic, social, and non secular divisions that shake the country come jointly -- could certainly be on the root of an unspeakable evil.
Murder in Jerusalem is the crowning success of an impressive occupation, this ultimate installment within the Michael Ohayon sequence an excellent parting reward from the incomparable Batya Gur -- one final interesting stopover at to an continually tumultuous land, within the corporation of a author and a detective such a lot of committed readers have enjoyed so well.