In her last posts Maggie Anton, the author of the Rashi’s Daughters trilogy, reviewed Elie Wiesel’s Rashi and wrote on being a historical novelist.
When I first decided to write a trilogy of historical novels about Rashi’s daughters, one for each, I knew that the third book, on Rachel, would contain scenes occurring in the First Crusade. Continue reading here.
In her last post Maggie Anton, the author of the Rashi’s Daughters trilogy, reviewed Elie Wiesel’s Rashi. Below, Anton writes on being a historical novelist.
Because the main characters in my Rashi’s Daughters trilogy are real, historical figures, the family of the great medieval Jewish scholar, my readers are both concerned and curious about what is fact and what is fiction in my novels. Continue reading here.
Maggie Anton, the author of the Rashi’s Daughters trilogy, reviews Elie Wiesel’s Rashi. The final book in the Rashi’s Daughters series, Rachel: A Novel of Love and the Talmud in Medieval France, was just released.
I haven’t looked forward to a book’s release so much since the final installment of Harry Potter. Continue reading here.
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Summer is…almost here.
Keep your eyes open for these upcoming titles as you browse the shelves this Summer.
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