Red Tent

Diamant, Anita

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The oldest love story never told . . .

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Description

In The Red Tent Anita Diamant brings the fascinating biblical character of Dinah to vivid life.

Her name is Dinah. In the Bible her fate is merely hinted at in a brief and violent detour within the verses of the Book of Genesis that recount the life of Jacob and his infamous dozen sons. Anita Diamant’s The Red Tent is an extraordinary and engrossing tale of ancient womanhood and family honour. Told in Dinah’s voice, it opens with the story of her mothers – the four wives of Jacob – each of whom embodies unique feminine traits, and concludes with Dinah’s own startling and unforgettable story of betrayal, grief and love.

Deeply affecting and intimate, The Red Tent combines outstandingly rich storytelling with an original insight into women’s society in a fascinating period of early history and such is its warmth and candour, it is guaranteed to win the hearts and minds of women across the world.

‘I genuinely fell into this rich and colourful world and Dinah and Leah have stayed with me as ancestors and sisters brought to life by Anita Diamant’s imaginative novel’ – Maureen Lipman.

Adapted as a TV mini series starring Rebecca Ferguson and Minnie Driver.

Additional information

Weight 266 g
Dimensions 197 × 130 × 25 mm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

386

Language

English

Edition

Reprints

Dewey

813.54 (edition:21)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K