Batya Gur

Batya Gur was born in Tel Aviv, Israel. She received a master’s degree in comparative literature from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. She taught literature in high schools and spent a number of years in the U.S.A. She also served as a literature critic and essayist for the newspaper Haaretz. She is the creator of ‘Michael Ohayon’, a policeman and later head of the National Division’s Department for Investigation of Serious Crimes.


Titles and year of publication:
 1) The Saturday Morning Murder: A Psychoanalytic Murder  1992
 2) Literary Murder: A Critical Case  1993
 3) Murder on a Kibbutz: A Communal Case  1994
 4) Murder Duet: A Musical Case  1999
 5) Bethlehem Road Murder  2004
 6) Murder in Jerusalem  2006