I was catching up on long overdue reading of BLACKBIRD HOUSE by Alice Hoffman when I was asked to read her latest novel, THE DOVEKEEPERS. I admit I was deep in the former, spellbound by the bewitching tale of a house, the people who populate it and its history, and I didn't want to put it down. But I had the opportunity to read another by Hoffman, after all, so BLACKBIRD HOUSE could wait…a bit.
"A novel lush in detail, evocative in memory, and authentic in its research and retelling"
THE DOVEKEEPERS is the story of four remarkable women who come to Masada, the Judean desert where 900 Jews held out for many