About this book
For fans of Ian Rankin and Peter Temple, this is a crime novel set in Bethlehem, and featuring teacher Omar Yussef, who becomes a detective. 'Meet the next big sleuth in crime fiction...' Donald Macintyre, "Independent"
For decades, Omar Yussef has taught history to the children of Bethlehem. When a favourite former pupil, George Saba, is arrested for collaborating with the Israelis in the killing of a Palestinian guerrilla, Yussef is convinced that he has been framed. With George facing imminent execution Yussef sets out to prove his innocence.