Books by Dorit Rabinyan

STRAND OF A THOUSAND PEARLS by Dorit Rabinyan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 25, 2002

"Thanks largely to her and the earthy, importunate Iran, Pearls has many good moments, though on the whole it seems not much more than an efficient rehash of the material of Rabinyan's justly praised first novel."
The second novel from the Israeli author of the popular Persian Brides (1998) is another examination of the imperatives of family and marriage, again set among Persian emigrants living in Israel. Read full book review >
PERSIAN BRIDES by Dorit Rabinyan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1998

"A very assured and entertaining debut performance."
Persian Brides ($22.50; Feb. 1998; 200 pp.; 0-8076-1430-0): This raucous and colorful first novel by Rabinyan, an Israeli journalist and playwright, convincingly re-creates the complex texture of life in the Jewish quarter of a Persian village at the beginning of the 20th century. Read full book review >