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Yochi Brandes


Born
Haifa, Israel

Yochi Brandes was born in Israel in 1959 to a family of Hassidic rabbis. With degrees in both Biblical Studies and Judaic Studies, she has been a prominent and sought-after lecturer on the Bible and on Jewish cultural topics for many years.

One of Israel's bestselling writers, she is the author of seven historical novels and two non-fiction books, all centered on Jewish ideas, history, and culture. She has been awarded the Book Publishers Association's Platinum Book Prize for all her novels, including The Secret Book of Kings.

The Secret Book of Kings is her first novel to appear in English translation.

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Average rating: 4.02 · 1,686 ratings · 251 reviews · 13 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Secret Book of Kings

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4.06 avg rating — 747 ratings — published 2008 — 5 editions
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The Orchard

4.19 avg rating — 530 ratings — published 2012 — 8 editions
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שבע אימהות

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4.20 avg rating — 94 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
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הגר

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3.40 avg rating — 55 ratings — published 1998
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גרעינים לבנים

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3.08 avg rating — 49 ratings — published 2003
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וידוי

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4.06 avg rating — 36 ratings2 editions
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כשאלהים היה צעיר

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4.03 avg rating — 36 ratings4 editions
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גמר טוב

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3.42 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 1997
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היהדות שלא הכרנו

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4.14 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 2014
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לכבות את האהבה

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2.94 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 2001
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“Swords can only harm those standing right in front of them, while stories determine who will live and who will die in future generations. I”
Yochi Brandes, The Secret Book of Kings

“His face is twisted in revulsion.

"Your description of the Sanhedrin's chamber disgusts me. God is not found in magnificent buildings.”
Yochi Brandes, The Orchard

“interpretations speak to the mind, while stories penetrate directly to the heart.”
Yochi Brandes, The Orchard

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