The Butcher's Theater - Jonathan Kellerman

The Butcher's Theater

By Jonathan Kellerman

  • Release Date: 1988-03-01
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
Score: 4.5
From 15 Ratings


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.

BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Jonathan Kellerman's Guilt.


  • Confusing

    By Mengo628
    I appreciate the history involved, but I wanted a murder/mystery not a confusion of Arab, Jew, Muslim, Hassidic, American, etc. Worlds evolving in Israel. Too much, John!