Apprentice (Rav Hisda's Daughter, Book 1)

Apprentice (Rav Hisda's Daughter, Book 1)

Maggie Anton

Hisdadukh, blessed to be attractive and discovered, is the youngest baby of Talmudic sage Rav Hisda. the area round her is stuffed with clash. Rome, speedy turning into Christian, battles Zoroastrian Persia for dominance whereas Rav Hisda and his colleagues fight to set up new Jewish traditions after the destruction of Jerusalem's Holy Temple. by contrast backdrop Hisdadukh embarks at the tortuous route to turn into an enchantress within the very land the place the be aware 'magic' originated.

But the clash affecting Hisdadukh so much in detail arises while her father brings his most sensible scholars ahead of her, a trifling baby, and asks her which one she is going to marry. Astonishingly, the woman replies, "Both of them." quickly she marries the older pupil, even though it turns into transparent that the more youthful one has now not misplaced curiosity in her. while her new-found happiness is derailed via a chain of tragedies, a grieving Hisdadukh needs to make a decision if she does, certainly, desire to develop into a sorceress. according to real Talmud texts and populated with its rabbis and their households, " Rav Hisda's Daughter: booklet I - Apprentice" brings the realm of the Talmud to existence - from a woman's standpoint.

Praise for the "Rashi's Daughters" trilogy:

"Anton supplies a journey de force." --"Library Journal"

"A compelling blend of drama, suspense, and romance." --"Lilith" journal

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