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King Jesus -

King Jesus

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Robert Graves's controversial historical novel is a bold reworking of the story of Christ. Here Jesus is not the son of God, but the result of a secret marriage - the descendant of Herod and true King of the Jews. Written from the perspective of a lowly official at the end of the first century AD, King Jesus recounts Jesus's birth, youth, life as a charismatic 'wonder worker' and the unorthodox, bitter nature of his death and resurrection. Portraying Jesus not as divine but as a flawed human bent upon his own doom, this retelling of the gospels is a compelling blend of research, imagination and narrative power. 'The knowledge of a scholar and the imagination of a poet are brought to bear upon Jesus as a child, boy and man.' Guardian 'Written with simplicity and reverence.' Time

Product code: 9780141197654

ISBN 9780141197654
Series Penguin Modern Classics
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
No. Of Pages 368
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H198xW129xS35