Deborah Rising: A Novel Inspired by the Bible by Avraham Azrieli

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By Avraham Azrieli

In the culture of The purple Tent, The 5th Mountain, and The Mists of Avalon comes this soaking up historic novel that reimagines the lifetime of one of many Bible's such a lot respected ladies, the prophetess Deborah, and her epic trip to meet her destiny.
Deborah's father dreamed that his daughter could someday develop into a prophet of the God of the Israelites. however the social and spiritual mores of her time dictated lady needs to marry--even opposed to her will--and obey her husband. while Deborah is compelled into an engagement with the violent son of her neighborhood pass judgement on, the younger Hebrew girl rebels, made up our minds to forge a brand new path.
Captivated by means of the concept of remodeling herself right into a guy to flee the prepared marriage and satisfy her father's dream, Deborah embarks upon an epic trip around the wasteland to discover a mysterious elixirist rumored to be blessed with the reward of turning girls into males. it's a trip that proves more and more perilous--filled with wild beasts, lustful males, unscrupulous monks, and warring tribesmen. but Deborah discovers that she isn't really by myself; an not likely coterie of lepers, slaves, Moabite investors, or even a lifeless tiger come to her reduction and protection alongside the way.
Part conventional biblical fiction, half adventure, Deborah Rising is an enthralling story concerning the adolescence of 1 of the main recognized figures from the outdated Testament--a girl of braveness and spirit whose conflict to beat discrimination, sexism, and paternalism speaks to women's lives today.
Deborah Rising won the 2017 Illumination ebook Awards for Fiction. A sequel, Deborah Calling, can be published through HarperCollins on July 25, 2017.

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