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THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THE SON

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

One of the most curious products of Mailer's perpetually surprising career, this gracefully written short novel chronicles the life of Jesus, as told by Himself long after his crucifixion and assumption into heaven. Making continual references to the four traditional gospels (whose authors are gently chided for their inaccuracies and exaggerations), Mailer's Jesus offers a generally plainspoken ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - MarthaJeanne - LibraryThing

At the very least, Mailer should have done a little research. A cardboard Jesus in what is usually an empty setting. The few details don't fit. (An altar in a synagogue!) Read full review

The Gospel according to the Son

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

This novel is exactly what it sounds like: the gospel story retold from Christ's point of view. Although Mailer treats his New Testament sources with respect, Jesus turns out to be just the sort of ... Read full review

Review: The Gospel According to the Son

User Review  - DR Haney - Goodreads

An ex-girlfriend, now dead, gave me this book at least a dozen years ago. I started it, put it down, and didn't pick it up again until a few weeks ago, wanting to read something by Mailer. At times I ... Read full review

Review: The Gospel According to the Son

User Review  - Mark Knapke - Goodreads

Surprisingly non-controversial or iconoclastic. A good, quick read. Read full review


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