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MURDER ON A KIBBUTZ: A Communal Case

MURDER ON A KIBBUTZ: A Communal Case

By: GUR, Batya (Estate)

Fiction, 1994

Michael Ohayon must once again solve a murder that has taken place within a complex, closed society: the kibbutz. As he investigates, he uncovers more and more of the kibbutz’s secrets, exposing all the contradictions of this idealized way of life.

Rights Sold to:

Croatia, MIOB Publishing (reverted); France, Fayard; Germany, Goldmann; Greece, Polis; Holland, Arena (reverted); Israel, Keter; Italy, Piemme (reverted); Russia, Text Publishers; Spain, Siruela; USA, HarperCollins 

Reviews:

“...a compelling mix of character study and social history. A superb, multidimensional novel, the best in an outstanding series.” – Booklist

“Murder on a Kibbutz is not only a top-notch tale of suspense, it’s a compelling treatise on a remarkable social institution and on how Israel’s social history does not stand still.” – Newsday

“[A] fascinating account of the ways in which this quintessential Israeli institution has changed.” – Publishers Weekly