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Rav Hisda's Daughter, Book I Books

  • Autor: Maggie Anton
  • Editor: Plume Books
  • Relaese Date: 01 July 2012
  • ISBN: 1101603453
  • Format Book: PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
  • Number of page: 480 pages
  • File Size: 35MB
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Description Rav Hisda's Daughter, Book I de Maggie Anton:

Hisdadukh, blessed to be beautiful and learned, is the youngest child of Talmudic sage Rav Hisda. The world around her is full of conflict. Rome, fast becoming Christian, battles Zoroastrian Persia for dominance while Rav Hisda and his colleagues struggle to establish new Jewish traditions after the destruction of Jerusalem's Holy Temple. Against this backdrop Hisdadukh embarks on the tortuous path to become an enchantress in the very land where the word 'magic' originated. But the conflict affecting Hisdadukh most intimately arises when her father brings his two best students before her, a mere child, and asks her which one she will marry. Astonishingly, the girl replies, "Both of them." Soon she marries the older student, although it becomes clear that the younger one has not lost interest in her. When her new-found happiness is derailed by a series of tragedies, a grieving Hisdadukh must decide if she does, indeed, wish to become a sorceress. Based on actual Talmud texts and populated with its rabbis and their families, " Rav Hisda's Daughter: Book I - Apprentice" brings the world of the Talmud to life - from a woman's perspective. Praise for the "Rashi's Daughters" trilogy: "Anton delivers a tour de force." --"Library Journal""A compelling combination of drama, suspense, and romance." --"Lilith" magazine Information regarding this author may not be identified or perhaps continues to be removed in the inquire in the article author. You'll could be keen on other publications with the Maggie Anton. We had arrived competent to accumulate the vast majority of almost all iformatsii available for you. Intended for experts: web site will not include community gain access to a person's books on our web sites only introduction info on the publication. If you think our site can be infringing, you should email us regarding this so if you are the actual author of those publications, we are going to punctually clear away webpages from website.

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