King Jesus: A Novel

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Macmillan, Oct 1, 1981 - Fiction - 424 pages
19 Reviews
King Jesus, long out of print, is one of the most controversial historical novels of all time. In it, Robert Graves has summoned his superb narrative powers, his painstaking scholarship, his wit and unsurpassed ability to recreate the past, to produce a magnificant portrayal of the life of Christ on earth.
  

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User Review  - Fred Kohn - Goodreads

This is by far the best alt history of Jesus that I have read. It would be great fun to reverse engineer this book. I noticed several borrowings from the Christian deuterocanonical books, some of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Robert Farwell - Goodreads

For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given O four stars of wonder, five stars of night, Stars with royal beauty bright, Westward leading, still proceeding, Guide us to thy perfect light. It ... Read full review

Contents

Part
3
H CHILDREN OF RAHAB
14
Vnl THE TRIAL OF KING ANTIPATER
90
THE FLIGHT INTO EGYPT
143
Part
157
xrn THE RETURN FROM EGYPT
171
THE DOCTORS
184
XVH FOUR BEASTS OF HORBB
227
xvm THE TEREBINTH FAIR
237
Part Three
269
XXIL THE BRIDEGROOM
298
TTTTT THE KINGDOM OF GOD
312
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Robert Graves (1895-1985) was a British poet, novelist, translator, and critic. His many books include the historical novels I, Claudius and Claudius the God, the autobiography Good-bye to All That, and the mythic/literary studies The White Goddess and The Greek Myths.

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