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Here are some fiction books dealing with Anusim. Some are novels set during the times of the Inquisition, some more modern. Books for young readers are marked: (J).


 

1.         1591, a Santa Inquisição na Bahia e outras estórias / Nélson de Araújo. Rio de Janeiro, RJ : Editora Nova Fronteira, c1991. 378 p. ; 21 cm.

 

2.         Abuelita's secret matzahs / Sandy Eisenberg Sasso. Cincinnati, Ohio : Emmis Books, 2005. (J) Summary: A young boy's Hispanic grandmother in Santa Fe, New Mexico, reveals his Judaism to him as latest in a line hidden since the hateful expulsion of Jews from Spain. Includes brief glossary of Spanish and Hebrew words.

 

3.         The Alhambra Decree / David Raphael. North Hollywood, Calif. : Carmi House Press, c1988. 358 p. ; 24 cm.

 

4.         Among the innocent / Elizabeth Borton de Treviño. Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1981. 358 p. ; 22 cm.

 

5.         The anointed : a Kabbalistic novel : a story of spiritual courage against the Inquisition / Z'ev ben Shimon Halevi. York Beach, Me. : Weiser Books, 2001. 239 p. ; 21 cm.

 

6.         Apples of gold in filigrees of silver : Jewish writing in the eye of the Spanish Inquisition / Colbert I. Nepaulsingh. New York : Holmes & Meier, 1995. 149 p. ; 24 cm.

 

7.         El aprendiz de cabalista / César Vidal. Madrid : Ediciones Siruela, 2003. 175 p. ; 23 cm.

 

8.         Butchers and bakers, rabbis and kings / by Jacqueline Dembar Greene ; illustrated by Marilyn Hirsh. Rockville, MD : Kar-Ben Copies, c1984. [32] p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm. (J) Summary: The Jewish community of Tudela, a Spanish city, seeks to convince the new king in 1114 to grant them the rights to which they have become accustomed.

 

9.         Blood secret / by Kathryn Lasky. New York : HarperCollins, c2004.

 

10.       Captain from Castile / by Samuel Shellabarger ; introduction by Jonathan Yardley. Bridgehampton, N.Y. : Bridge Works Pub. ; Lanham, Md. : Distributed in the U.S. by National Book Network, 2002.

 

11.       The cardinal's snuffbox / by Kenneth Roseman ; illustrated by Bill Negron. New York : Union of American Hebrew Congregations, c1982. 120 p., [2] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm. (J) Summary: An adventure story set during the Spanish Inquisition, in which an eleven-year-old Jewish child must decide whether to convert to Catholicism or leave Spain forever. The reader makes decisions that determine the outcome of the plot.

 

12.       Il castello di Eymerich / Valerio Evangelisti. Milano : Mondadori, 2001. 388 p. ; 23 cm.

 

13.       The cavalier of Málaga / David Raphael. North Hollywood, Calif. : Carmi House Press, c1989. 186 p. ; 24 cm.

 

14.       The coffee trader : a novel / David Liss. New York : Random House, c2003. 389 p. ; 25 cm. Http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A39882-2003Mar27.html

 

15.       The chronicles of Isaac of Girona / Caroline Roe. New York : Berkley Prime Crime. Series:            An antidote for avarice (1999)

                                    Solace for a sinner (2000)

                                    A draught for a dead man (2001)

                                    A potion for a widow (2002)

                                    A poultice for a healer (2003)

                                    Consolation for an exile (2004)

  

16.       The cross by day, the mezuzzah by night / Deborah Spector Siegel. Philadelphia : Jewish Publication Society, 1999. 213 p. ; 22 cm.

 

17.       Days of awe / Achy Obejas. New York : Ballantine Books, 2001. 371 p. ; 24 cm.

 

18.       El dibbuq / Leopoldo Azancot. Valencia [Spain] : Pre-Textos, c2001. 276 p. ; 19 cm.

 

19.       Don Miguel / Shalkovich, Abraham Leib. 1907. 117 p. 21 cm.

 

20.       Las dos emparedadas : memorias de los tiempos de la Inquisición / Vicente Riva Palacio. México : Editorial Porrúa, 1985. 275 p. ; 22 cm.

 

21.       Father Jerome; a story of the Spanish inquisition / Clark, Hattie Arnold. New York, American tract society, 1899. 293 pp. pl. 12̊

 

22.       Freedom beyond the sea / Waldtraut Lewin ; translated from the German by Elizabeth D. Crawford. New York : Delacorte Press, 2001. 262 p. ; 22 cm. (J) Summary: To escape the Inquisition, Esther Marchadi, the sixteen-year-old daughter of a murdered Jewish rabbi, disguises herself as a boy and joins the crew of Christopher Columbus's "Santa Maria." http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/random0414/2001017279.html

 

23.       The ghost of Hannah Mendes : a novel / Naomi Ragen. New York : Simon & Schuster, c1998. 384 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

 

24.       God's fires / Patricia Anthony. New York : Ace Books, 1997. 370 p. ; 24 cm.

 

25.       The green rose : a novel / Warren A. Silver. New York : Dial Press, c1977. 305 p. ; 24 cm.

 

26.       Guardian of the dawn / Richard Zimler. New York : Delta Trade Paperbacks, 2005.

 

27.       The heart of the wood./ Sharoff, Victor, illustrated by Wallace Tripp. New York, Coward, McCann & Geoghegan [1971] 63 p. illus. (part col.) 22 cm. (J) Summary: Forbidden by religious law to carve images, a young Jewish woodcarver faces a dilemma when the ruler of the city requests a bowl decorated with deer figures.

 

28.       The heretic / Lewis Weinstein. Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, c2003. 388 p. ; 23 cm.

 

29.       Histoire anecdotique de l'inquisition d'Espagne. Des origines à Torquemada, Torquemada, de Torquemada à Napoléon / Cazal, Edmond . Paris, Bibliothèque des Curieux, 1923. 237 p., 1 l. front. (port.) plates. 23 cm.

 

30.       The image of Our Lord / Edward Burman. New York : St. Martin's Press, 1991. 298 p. ; 22 cm.

 

31.       Incognito: journey of a secret Jew / Maria Espinosa. San Antonio, TX: Wings Press, 2002. 189 p.

 

32.       El inquisidor mayor / Bilbao, Manuel. Buenos Aires, Imprenta, litografía y fundicion de tipos, de la Sociedad anónima, 1871. 588 p. 24 cm.

 

33.       Inquisition / Gilles Germain. Paris : Quai Voltaire, c1993. 273 p. ; 22 cm.

 

34.       The inquisitor / Catherine Jinks. New York : St. Martin's Minotaur, 2002. 393 p. ; 22 cm.

 

35.       The inquisitors / Jerzy Andrzejewski ; translated from the Polish by Konrad Syrop. Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1976, c1960. 158 p. ; 23 cm.

 

36.       K'atsina : a novel of rebellion / Lana M. Harrigan ; [interior drawings by Gary Moeller ; maps by Ellisa H. Mitchell]. New York : Forge, 1998. 350 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.

 

37.       The key of the Holy house; a romance of old Antwerp / Lee, Albert. New York, D. Appleton and company, 1899. 315 p. 19 cm.

 

38.       The last Jew / Noah Gordon. New York : St. Martin's Press, 2000. 348 p. ; 24 cm.

 

39.       The lion and the cross / Michal Tal. London ; Miami : Minerva Press, c1995. 245 p. : 1 geneal. table ; 21 cm.

 

40.       The lion tamer / by S.J. Revich. Princeton, N.J. : Bristol, Rhein & Englander, c1990. 126 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

 

41.       Marrano / Jeffe, P. E. Xlibris, 2001.

 

42.       Marrano poets of the seventeenth century : an anthology of the poetry of João Pinto Delgado, Antonio Enríquez Gómez, and Miguel de Barrios / edited and translated by Timothy Oelman. Rutherford [N.J.] : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; London : Associated University Presses, c1982. 296 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

 

43.       The Marrano prince / Avner Gold. Lakewood, N.J. : C.I.S. Publications Division, c1988. 286 p. : maps ; 24 cm

 

44.       The marranos / Liliane Webb. Kansas City : Andrews and McMeel, c1980. 555 p. ; 24 cm.

 

45.       Marranos and other poems / Abraham Morganstern. Boston, R.G. Badger [c1935] 2 p. l., 3-70 p. 21 cm.

 

46.       The martyrs of Spain, and The liberators of Holland; by the author of "The Schönberg-Cotta family." / Charles, Elizabeth Rundle. New York, Carter, 1865. 400 p. plates. 18 cm.

 

47.       El médico de Sefarad / Vidal Manzanares, César. Barcelona: Grijalbo, 2004.

 

48.       Milagreros, libertinos e insensatos : galería de reos de la Inquisición de Sevilla / Juan Antonio Alejandre. Sevilla : Universidad de Sevilla, 1997. 234 p. ; 18 cm.

 

49.       Misterios de la Inquisición de España y otras sociedades secretas de España, por M.V. de Fereal [pseud.] con notas históricas y una introduccion de d. Manuel de Cuendias. / Suberwick, XXX, Mme. de. Tr. del frances Barcelona, Maucci. 444 p. front., plates. 21 cm.

 

50.       Il mistero dell'inquisitore Eymerich / Valerio Evangelisti. Milano : Mondadori, 1996. 310 p. ; 23 cm.

 

51.       Moisen; historias de judaizantes e inquisidores que vivieron en la Nueva España al promediar el siglo XVII. Las saca a luz el licenciado Julio Jiménez Rueda ... y le pone prólogo el Lic. Don Antonio Caso / Jiménez Rueda, Julio. México, Editorial "Cvltvra", 1924. 125 p. 18 cm.

 

52.       New marranos, a play in seven scenes / Samuel J. Citron. New York, Behrman's Jewish Book House, 1940. 3 p. l., 34 p. 19 cm.

 

53.       The outcast dove / Sharan Newman. New York : Forge, 2003. 432 p. ; 22 cm. http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/hol041/2003047023.html

 

54.       La pedagogía del terror católico : la Santa Inquisición, el anticristo y el adventismo alicantino / Raimundo Montero (novela) [prólogo, Enrique Cerdán Tato]. Onil, Alicante [Spain] : Edicions de Ponent, c1998. 151 p. ; 20 cm.

 

55.       The persecution : intrigue and suspense and a city entangled in danger / by Chaim Eliav ; translated by Libby Lazewnik. [Brooklyn, N.Y.] : Shaar Press : Distributed by Mesorah Publications, c1997. 502 p. ; 24 cm.

 

56.       Poison / Kathryn Harrison. New York : Random House, c1995. 319 p. ; 24 cm.

 

57.       A promise fulfilled : a novel / by Menachem Kagan. [Suffern, N.Y.] : Shaar Press ; Brooklyn, N.Y. : Distributed by Mesorah Publications, 2002. 443 p. ; 24 cm.

 

58.       The quality of mercy / Faye Kellerman. New York : W. Morrow, c1989. 607 p. ; 25 cm.

 

59.       Rescoldos de hogueras / Julio Algazi Maya. México, D.F. : [Autor], 2003. 290 p. ; cm.

 

60.       Sacred sword : a novel about the Inquisituon [i.e. Inquisition] / Mayer Abramowitz. Jerusalem : Gefen Pub. House ; Woodmere, N.Y., U.S.A. : Gefen Books, c1991. 374 p. ; 24 cm.

 

61.       La saga de los malditos / Chufo Lloréns. Barcelona, España : Ediciones B, 2003. 969 p. ; 24 cm.

 

62.       Secrets in the house of Delgado / Gloria D. Miklowitz. Grand Rapids, MI : Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 2001. 182 p. ; 22 cm. (J) Summary: In Spain in 1492, fourteen-year-old Maria, a Catholic orphan, becomes a servant to a wealthy family of Conversos, converted Jews, at a time when the Jews are being expelled from the country and when the Inquisition is diligently searching for religious heretics

 

63.       Sepharad : the embezzled land / Salamon Eskinazi. Fort Bragg, Calif. : Lost Coast Press, c1997. 607 p. : ill., 1 map ; 22 cm.

 

64.       Shalóm Sefarad : vida de David Meziel, médico sefardí / G.H. Guarch. [Almería, Spain] : Instituto de Estudios Almerienses, 2003. 396 p. : 1 map ; 25 cm.

 

65.       Siguiriya : a novel / Sylvia López-Medina. New York, NY : HarperCollinsPublishers, c1997. 309 p. ; 22 cm.

 

66.       The Spanish doctor : a novel / Matt Cohen. New York : Beaufort Books, c1984. 344 p. : map ; 24 cm.

 

67.        The troublesome offspring of Cardinal Guzman : a novel / Louis de Bernières. New York : W. Morrow and Co., c1994. 363 p. ; 25 cm.

 

68.       En el último azúl / Carme Riera. Madrid : Santillana, c1996. 389 p. ; 22 cm.

 

69.       Value of cedars / Aguilar, Grace. Available in Hebrew as : ha-Anusim. New York, D. Appleton and company, 1870. 256 p. front. 20 cm.

 

70.       Within sea walls; or, How the Dutch Kept the faith / Elizabeth H. Walshe and George E. Sargent. Boston, I. Bradley & co. [c1881] 378 p. incl. front. plates. 19 cm.