Author Smith's Book
Butcher's Tale: Murder and Anti-Semitism in a German Town
Norton, Aug 2002, 25.95, 269 pp. ISBN: 039305098X In March 1900 in Konitz, Prussia, two townsfolk find a package containing the upper body of a missing young man. Other body parts wrapped inside packing paper typically used for meat are subsequently found throughout the town. Though the authorities believe the local Christian butcher killed the lad, false rumors abound even way beyond the town's borders that the Jews performed an ancient ritual ...
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