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The 3rd in the Michael Ohayon series, set in Israel. She did this primarily in interactions between Michael the chief investigating officer and Nahari his boss.
To an Israeli reader many personalities may seem like stock characters, but they too are believable, and if towards the end the plot asesinayo frayed, and the climax is somewhat implausible–still, the journey is what matters, not the arrival at its destination.
I had some problems with overly detailed backgrounds, and how clues were revealed in a bunch near the end of the book. The conclusion was satisfactory enough but I found the journey a bit empty, lots of scenery and not that much substance.
Asesinato En El Kibbutz
This book is as much about the insular society of an Israeli kibbutz as it is about Inspector Michael Ohayon solving a murder. Feb 27, Lotte rated it it was ok.
kibbuta These days most news from Israel concern the struggle between Jews and Arabs. Maybe not the best detective story ever, but I really enjoyed the kibbutz background.
This was a fascinating book because of its setting and the details about Israeli Kibbutz history.
Idealism does exist, as do a shared lifestyle kibbuta strong community feeling–but one als Murder mysteries wear many faces. Gur spent too much time both protesting that an outsider could not understand kibbutz life and then explaining the philosophy of that same life. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Sure, change is in the air. The big weakness of the plot was that it was full of devices that had been used in the first two books. Postscript 7 June 22 ‘ In America, the police would be swarming, there would be danger for the investigator, there would be much action; not so here.
Asesinato En El Kibbutz : Batya Gur :
Wish I could give 4 stars, maybe I will later on: Reading this reminded me of the long ago day when I first read Hallidore Laxness. Kibbutz are often seen as isolated communities that are removed from every day society and norms but all of this is shattered when a murder takes place and the closed off society is subject to the outside world’s laws and interventions.
A satisfying mystery with interesting and well developed characters and an intriguing look at a complex kibbutz society filled with psychological motivations that leave you wondering who did it to the end.
And that is exactly what happens at this Kibbutz.
Murder on a Kibbutz
This was my second foray rn Batya Gur’s wonderful portraits of murder mysteries in Israel. Is this product missing categories? Batya Gur’s unnamed kibbutz, somewhere in the southern coastland of Israel, is believably drawn having stayed in one in the very same area, home to a cousin, I can personally vouch for that.
And ultimately, this is why there asesinat the murder — to protect the old ways of doing things because it is threatening to think of otherwise.
Batya Gur passed away 19 Marchat age The setting itself makes the mystery much more interesting as the dynamics of the kibbutz have a major effect on how the murder is kibbbutz.
If you add this item to your wish list we will let you know when it becomes available. My quibble with the book was the number of characters introduced which led to a confusing cast that was hard to keep straight.
Aug 31, Sally marked it as to-read Recommended to Sally by: And when investigating murder, it takes times to gain an understanding to the ways of the kibbutz, as the main character Michael Ohayon finds out. This is a very interesting read and clearly shows the difference in books written here and books authored in other countries. kibbbutz
Murder on a Kibbutz (Michael Ohayon, #3) by Batya Gur
Entertaining and instructive on Kibbutz life and history. The pervading sentiment is one of mutual kindness, born out of an open lifestyle in close quarters anyone who cannot abide by it leavesyet gossip, argument, divorce, subterfuge and bullying are not unknown, nor are hired employees from “the outside.
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