Books by Shifra Horn

THE FAIREST AMONG WOMEN by Shifra Horn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2001

"A lively tale of magical realism that occasionally stumbles in attempting to wow you, offering a rather superficial analysis of its hero. Still, an entertaining folly."
Birth, death, three husbands, eight children, and a few grumpy ghosts are just some of the details in the grand life of Rosa, courtesy of Israeli novelist Horn (Four Mothers, 1999, etc.). Read full book review >
FOUR MOTHERS by Shifra Horn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1999

"Though its credibility is vitiated by more than a few too many melodramatic crises, this is a lively, reader-friendly tale effectively flavored with atmospheric detail and fascinating chunks of Israeli folklore and myth."
This fervent first novel, set in Jerusalem, traces the experiences and emotions of five generations of women "cursed" by the disappearances of their husbands after they've borne daughters. Read full book review >