22 July 2008 0 Comments

Independent: Omar ‘gripping’, ‘excellent’

These great comments are from an article in today’s The Independent (London), which reviews the best crime novels from around the world:

Not many people are going to be holidaying in Gaza or the West Bank, but these gripping thrillers by a British journalist are excellent – not least because they are based on real events. “The killers really killed this way,” Matt Rees prefaces his two Omar Yussef novels, “and those who died are dead just the same.” Read ‘The Bethlehem Murders‘ (US title The Collaborator of Bethlehem)

Here’s the full article:
http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/features/crime-fiction-around-the-world-in-80-sleuths-873660.html

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