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The Kingdom (Hardback)

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'This is a brilliant, shocking book ... also witty, painfully self-critical and humane ... it is a work of great literature' Tim Whitmarsh, Guardian



'The Kingdom, already a huge bestseller in France, is thrilling, magnificent and strange' Bryan Appleyard, Sunday Times



The sensational international bestseller from one of France's most feted writers - an epic novel telling the story of Christianity as it has never been told before, and one man's crisis of faith.



Corinth, ancient Greece, two thousand years ago. An itinerant preacher, poor, wracked by illness, tells the story of a prophet who was crucified in Judea, who came back from the dead, and whose return is a sign of something enormous. Like a contagion, the story will spread over the city, the country and, eventually, the world. Emmanuel Carrere's astonishing historical epic tells the story of the mysterious beginnings of Christianity, bringing to life a distant, primeval past of strange sects, apocalyptic beliefs and political turmoil. In doing so Carrere, once himself a fervent believer, questions his own faith, asks why we believe in resurrection, and what it means. The Kingdom is his masterpiece.



'An utterly brilliant book' Catherine Nixey, The Times

Fiction & PoetryHistorical FictionFiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesReligion & BeliefsChristianityReligion & BeliefsReligion: generalHistory of religionReligion & BeliefsReligion: generalPhilosophy of religion Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd Publication Date: 02/03/2017 ISBN-13: 9780241200575  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Emmanuel Carrere, novelist, filmmaker, journalist, and biographer, is the award-winning internationally renowned author of The Adversary (a New York Times Notable Book), Lives Other Than My Own, My Life As A Russian Novel, Class Trip, Limonov and The Mustache.

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