The Collaborator of Bethlehem When a Christian Arab friend is accused of helping Israelis kill a Palestinian militant in Matt Beynon Rees' The Collaborator of Bethlehem , Muslim schoolteacher… The Collaborator of Bethlehem When a Christian Arab friend is accused of helping Israelis kill a Palestinian militant in Matt Beynon Rees' The Collaborator of Bethlehem , Muslim schoolteacher… 2007-02-01 Fiction Mystery and Thriller Soho Press
Book Review

The Collaborator of Bethlehem (2007)

EW's GRADE
B+

Details Release Date: Feb 01, 2007; Writer: Matt Beynon Rees; Genres: Fiction, Mystery and Thriller; Publisher: Soho Press

When a Christian Arab friend is accused of helping Israelis kill a Palestinian militant in Matt Beynon Rees' The Collaborator of Bethlehem, Muslim schoolteacher Omar Yussef squares off against the Aqsa Martyrs Brigades to prove him innocent.

Body Count
18.

Grisliest Demise
Dismemberment by bomb.

Lowdown
Omar's probe of a West Bank ruled by political intrigue, religious hatred, and militia thugs lets ex-TIME Jerusalem bureau chief Rees make the Mideast conflict personal. B+

Originally posted Jan 26, 2007 Published in issue #918-919 Feb 02, 2007 Order article reprints
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