By Anita Diamant
"**A *New York occasions *Bestseller**
A decade after the booklet of this highly well known overseas bestseller, Picador releases the 10th anniversary variation of *The crimson Tent*.
Her identify is Dinah. within the Bible, her existence is simply hinted at in a short and violent detour in the extra ordinary chapters of the ebook of Genesis that inform of her father, Jacob, and his twelve sons.
Told in Dinah's voice, Anita Diamant imagines the traditions and turmoils of historical womanhood--the international of the pink tent. It starts off with the tale of the mothers--Leah, Rachel, Zilpah, and Bilhah--the 4 other halves of Jacob. They love Dinah and provides her presents that maintain her via early life, a calling to midwifery, and a brand new domestic in a international land. Dinah's tale reaches out from a awesome interval of early background and creates an intimate reference to the past.
Deeply affecting, *The crimson Tent* combines wealthy storytelling with a beneficial success in sleek fiction: a brand new view of biblical women's lives.
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6 vols. Vol. 1: Daoguang 22 (1842)—Tongzhi 10 (1872), Beijing: Zhonghua shuju, 1996. Vol. 2: Tongzhi 11 (1872)—Guangxu 26 (1901), Beijing: Zhonghua shuju, 1998. Vol. 3: Guangxu 27 (1901)—Xuantong 3 (1911), Beijing: Zhonghua shuju, 1998. Vol. 4: Fawen ziliao xuan yi 法文資料選譯 (selected and translated French language material, 1894–1901), Beijing: Zhonghua shuju, 2000. Vol. S. foreign relations material, 1870–1899), Beijing: Zhonghua shuju, 2000. Vol. 6: Yingguo yi hui wenjian xuan yi 英國議會文件選譯 (translated selections from British parliamentary files, 1868–1892), compiled by Chen Zenghui 陳增輝, Beijing: Zhonghua shu ju, 2006.
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