Jeannie Troll’s New Book “A Clever Girl” is the Intriguing Tale of a Gifted Child, and her Community of Scholarly Jews, in Early Seventh Century Europe

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Recent release “A Clever Girl” from Page Publishing Author Jeannie Troll is a fascinating look at the world of a prodigy and her community of scholarly Jews, one hundred and fifty years after the fall of Rome.

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Jeannie Troll, an artist and writer from Santa Cruz California, has completed her new book “A Clever Girl”: The story takes place in 603 A.D., 150 years after the fall of Rome. It centers on two girls, Achtriel, a brilliant but solitary foundling, and Tirzah, a mysterious and beautiful African girl from Byzantium: “She was perhaps thirteen and seemed to inhabit that spectral realm betwixt child and maiden. Yet one could tell that at any age she would astonish, the very fact of her existence, a masterpiece of contour, was proof of some divine symmetry…. Indeed, there was about her some mythical dread, too near divine for ordinary life. Perhaps the Creator had meant such beauty to disquiet, to remind man of His prime antilogy. For she was a vessel of both innocence and provocation, sensuality and holy grace.”

Published by New York City-based Page Publishing, Jeannie Troll’s fascinating account brings to life the ancient, but familiar, world of Jewish scholars in early medieval Europe. The well-drawn characters and settings are deftly portrayed by Troll’s wry, yet lyrical, prose.

Readers who wish to experience this beguiling masterpiece can purchase “A Clever Girl” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, Kobo, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

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