The Relic: A Novel

Front Cover
UPNE, 2012 - Fiction - 229 pages
0 Reviews
The Relic is an irreverent fictional autobiography narrating the picaresque adventures of Teodorico, a Portuguese playboy determined to be the sole heir of his absurdly pious, sexually repressed, and tyrannical Auntie. Sent to the Holy Land, he returns with what he presumes is the “relic of relics” in hopes of persuading Auntie to bequeath her vast fortune to him. While in Jerusalem, Teodorico has a vision in which he witnesses Christ’s trial and crucifixion and the founding of Christianity—with a twist.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2012)

JOSE MARIA DE ECA DE QUEIROS (1845 1900), Portugal s foremost novelist of the nineteenth century, is the author of The Maias and The Correspondence of Fradique Mendes.

Bibliographic information