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Naamah

Naamah becomes a modern hero—the kind of woman capable of giving a stern talking-to to a vengeful god.

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Review of ‘Naamah’

Early in Sarah Blake’s debut novel, the titular character, wife of Noah, smashes a pair of gerbils with a hard thwack of her spoon. The reader doesn’t yet know that there are spare gerbils—they brought extras of the “clean” animals, Naamah explains—so in this brief moment, she becomes an exterminator, an Old Testament God in…

Behind the Book by Sarah Blake

Debut novelist Sarah Blake offers a new heroine of biblical proportions: Naamah, wife of Noah, who finds hope amid an interminable sea.


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