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They have the same fasination with country as well as people. She did this primarily in interactions between Michael the chief investigating officer and Nahari his boss. Checkout Your Cart Price.

Nov 12, Asesinxto rated it really liked it. He seems rather nondescript in this one, I expected his history background to come into use at some point and I want to know how Eli and Tzilla are getting on with their baby but apart from a brief mention of Michael’s son there’s very little continuity o [These comments are taken from a mailing list discussion and as such contain spoilers This was good but slow.

These days aeesinato news from Israel concern the struggle between Jews and Arabs.

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This passage did not add to the story nor was it e I liked the story overall, but I felt that Ms. I am reminded in a way of the modern Irish police series by Tana French. Is this product missing categories? Send us a new image. Maybe not the best detective story ever, but I really enjoyed the kibbutz background. Klbbutz old generation of kibbutz founders, which remembers British rule, the Holocaust and the war to establish Israel, is fading wsesinato the scene, and communal living, kibbutz style, may itself be eroding.

Preview — Murder on a Kibbutz by Batya Gur. Thank goodness there is so much more available today.

But its also a family in real trouble. Aug 10, Mary L. Lists with This Book. 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.


Murder on a Kibbutz (Michael Ohayon, #3) by Batya Gur

Michael Ohayon, the police inspector assigned to handle a suspicious death on a kibbutz, quickly concludes that handling a crime in a kibbutz is much like handling one in a close-knit family.

I think I liked this so much I read another in the series but I can’t name a detail from this novel. Want to Read saving…. The ending was a rather disappointing anticlimax—there’s too much of the deus ex machina to it—but I found Ohayon to be a much more fully realised character than I did in the previous book I read in the series, Saturday Morning Murderand I would recommend the book as a diverting and informative read.

Three is the top mark I give to mysteries. The writer developed believable characters and the resolution was organic, not forced. I feel the only real thread is the murder and everything else is just bits of cotton lying around being too short to sew anything with.

It’s older, so many of the issues are outdated as kibbutzim become privatized. But i found this one particularly confusing, in terms of being able to keep track of the myriad of characters woven into the story of life on the kibbutz, disrupted by murder. I read as much as I could, for the second time, but could not get involved enough to finish it.

Asesinato En El Kibbutz

May 29, Bea rated it liked it. My quibble with the book was the number of characters introduced which led to a confusing cast that was hard to keep straight. An interesting view of kibbutz society in the ‘s. Wish I could give 4 stars, maybe I will later on: Along the way we get to know other layers of the complex Israeli society and their views of the closed community that is the kibbutz at the asesinafo of the book.


This is a very interesting read and clearly shows the difference in books written here and books authored e, other countries. This was my second foray into Batya Gur’s wonderful portraits of murder mysteries in Israel. I don’t remember any of the characters other than Michael appearing before and I didn’t find him as interesting as in previous books. And that is exactly what happens at this Kibbutz. Refresh and try again. In America, the police would be swarming, there would be danger for the investigator, there would be much action; not so here.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Idealism does exist, as do a shared lifestyle and strong community feeling–but one als Murder asesihato wear oibbutz faces. A suitably complex detective, and intellectual with panic attacks who uses books, not fists, to uncover secrets.

Nov 29, David P rated it really liked it. The ideology does not match the reality of the characters’ behavior. 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.

The best use the crime story as a mere vehicle to introduce unfamiliar localities, cultures and eras, and interesting personalities.

Postscript 7 June 22 ‘ 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. Makes you want to be a police detective.

Interesting insights into Israeli life–Israeli detective Michael Ohayon is the main character in all of these. Sure, change is in the air.