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The Secret Book of Kings ePub ☆ ↠ Join or create book clubs ↠ ➪ The Secret Book of Kings: A Novel Read ➲ Author Join or create book clubs – Dcmdirect.co.uk “This volume by Biblical scholar Yochi Brandes is a riveting novel based on textual sources about the experiences of David and“This volume by Biblical scholar Yochi Brandes is a riveting novel based on textual sources about the experiences of David and Solomon Its lessons are also relevant for our turbulent time” ―Elie Wiesel #1New York Times and internationally bestselling author of NightIn the tradition of The Red Tent from internationally bestselling author Yochi Brandes comes the stories of the struggles of King David and King Saul in the early days of the Kingdom of Israel seen through the eyes of Michal Saul’s daughter and David’s abandoned ueenStories are deadlier than swords Swords kill only those who stand before them stories decide who will live and die in generations to comeShelomoam a young man from the tribe of Ephraim has grown up in the shadow of dark secrets He wonders why his father is deathly afraid of the King’s soldiers and why his mother has lied about the identities of those closest to him Shelomoam is determined to unearth his mysterious past never imagining where his uest will ultimately lead him The Secret Book of Kings upends conventions of biblical novels engaging with the canonized stories of the founding of the Kingdom of Israel and turning them on their heads Presented for the first time are the heretofore unknown stories of the House of Saul and of the northern Kingdom of Israel stories that were artfully concealed by the House of David and the scribes of the southern Kingdom of JudahYochi Brandes one of Israel’s all time bestselling novelists enlists her uniue background in both academic Jewish scholarship and traditional religious commentaries to read the Bible in an utterly new way In this book a major publishing phenomenon in Israel and one of the bestselling novels in the history of the country she uncovers vibrant characters especially women buried deep within the scriptures and asks the loaded uestion to what extent can we really know our past when history is written by the victors? This book uses stories form the bible and other known texts to tell this beautifully written story It reads like a novel told by different main characters all crucial to the time period of the first kings of Israel At first we don't know who the child that narrates the first part of the book is but we can sense that he is important Next Michal the daughter of king Saul tells her view of events and it is fascinating This book truly brings the time period to life and reads well and fluently I love anything from this author that I can get my hands on

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“This volume by Biblical scholar Yochi Brandes is a riveting novel based on textual sources about the experiences of David and Solomon Its lessons are also relevant for our turbulent time” ―Elie Wiesel #1New York Times and internationally bestselling author of NightIn the tradition of The Red Tent from internationally bestselling author Yochi Brandes comes the stories of the struggles of King David and King Saul in the early days of the Kingdom of Israel seen through the eyes of Michal Saul’s daughter and David’s abandoned ueenStories are deadlier than swords Swords kill only those who stand before them stories decide who will live and die in generations to comeShelomoam a young man from the tribe of Ephraim has grown up in the shadow of dark secrets He wonders why his father is deathly afraid of the King’s soldiers and why his mother has lied about the identities of those closest to him Shelomoam is determined to unearth his mysterious past never imagining where his uest will ultimately lead him The Secret Book of Kings upends conventions of biblical novels engaging with the canonized stories of the founding of the Kingdom of Israel and turning them on their heads Presented for the first time are the heretofore unknown stories of the House of Saul and of the northern Kingdom of Israel stories that were artfully concealed by the House of David and the scribes of the southern Kingdom of JudahYochi Brandes one of Israel’s all time bestselling novelists enlists her uniue background in both academic Jewish scholarship and traditional religious commentaries to read the Bible in an utterly new way In this book a major publishing phenomenon in Israel and one of the bestselling novels in the history of the country she uncovers vibrant characters especially women buried deep within the scriptures and asks the loaded uestion to what extent can we really know our past when history is written by the victors? Wow Whole different view of David Solomon and the rest of the tribe Sent me back to Kings and Chronicles great midrash I much preferred her The Orchard

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The Secret Book of Kings A Novel“This volume by Biblical scholar Yochi Brandes is a riveting novel based on textual sources about the experiences of David and Solomon Its lessons are also relevant for our turbulent time” ―Elie Wiesel #1New York Times and internationally bestselling author of NightIn the tradition of The Red Tent from internationally bestselling author Yochi Brandes comes the stories of the struggles of King David and King Saul in the early days of the Kingdom of Israel seen through the eyes of Michal Saul’s daughter and David’s abandoned ueenStories are deadlier than swords Swords kill only those who stand before them stories decide who will live and die in generations to comeShelomoam a young man from the tribe of Ephraim has grown up in the shadow of dark secrets He wonders why his father is deathly afraid of the King’s soldiers and why his mother has lied about the identities of those closest to him Shelomoam is determined to unearth his mysterious past never imagining where his uest will ultimately lead him The Secret Book of Kings upends conventions of biblical novels engaging with the canonized stories of the founding of the Kingdom of Israel and turning them on their heads Presented for the first time are the heretofore unknown stories of the House of Saul and of the northern Kingdom of Israel stories that were artfully concealed by the House of David and the scribes of the southern Kingdom of JudahYochi Brandes one of Israel’s all time bestselling novelists enlists her uniue background in both academic Jewish scholarship and traditional religious commentaries to read the Bible in an utterly new way In this book a major publishing phenomenon in Israel and one of the bestselling novels in the history of the country she uncovers vibrant characters especially women buried deep within the scriptures and asks the loaded uestion to what extent can we really know our past when history is written by the victors? interesting historically based novel of the turbulent times of the early kingdoms of king Saul David and Solomon