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The Gospel According to Jesus Christ

The Gospel According to Jesus Christ

Author: Jose Saramago
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This book is a retelling of the Gospel following the life of Christ from his conception to his crucifixion. A naive Jesus is the son not of God, but of Joseph. In the desert it is not Satan, but God that Christ tussles with, an autocrat with whom he has an unbalanced and unsettled relationship.

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A reissue of Saramago's fictionalized account of the life of Jesus


Shortlisted for International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 1996.

Author description

Jose Saramago was born in Portugal in 1922 and has been a full-time writer since 1979. His oeuvre embraces plays, poetry, short stories, non-fiction and ten novels, which have been translated into more than forty languages and have established him as the most influential Portuguese writer of his generation. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1998

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General Fields

  • : 9781860466847
  • : Vintage Publishing
  • : The Harvill Press
  • : September 1999
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 21mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : illustrations
  • : 352
  • : 869.342
  • : Paperback
  • : Jose Saramago