Anatoly Lerner


Born in the former Soviet Union, he worked as a journalist and editor on radio. In 1991 he immigrated to Israel. He has published a book of Russian poems and several of short stories.
In 2006, the renowned writer Mark Azov introduced readers to A. Lerner by nominating his novel "Hitchhiking Stop" for the Prize of Ivan Bunin. Following the success of the first book, the author was encouraged to write a novel.

In 2009, several chapters of the novel, published as a “Qumran Novels”, were awarded the International Prize Silver Sagittarius.

The continuation of the novel is printed in the newspaper "West-East" published in the USA, Canada, Germany. In 2013, the first book of the novel series "The Town of Two Moons" became the winner of the International Prize Literary Heritage.

In late 2014, the author completed the second book of the novel series, called "At the Crossroad of Destiny".

Translated from the Russian

Where to buy in print


The Town of Two Moons: The New Time Testament Book One
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 100,340. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Fantasy, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
The novel "The Town Of Two Moons" is a journey into the realms of mystical fantasy or esoteric parable. This is a story about the fortress Qumran, on the Essenes, guardians of the sacred mysteries imparted to the Israeli secret esoteric school "Damascus", and its eminent graduate Jesus. Translated from the Russian

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