Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal

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Harper Collins, Oct 13, 2009 - Fiction - 464 pages
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The birth of Jesus has been well chronicled, as have his glorious teachings, acts, and divine sacrifice after his thirtieth birthday. But no one knows about the early life of the Son of God, the missing years -- except Biff, the Messiah's best bud, who has been resurrected to tell the story in the divinely hilarious yet heartfelt work "reminiscent of Vonnegut and Douglas Adams" (Philadelphia Inquirer).

Verily, the story Biff has to tell is a miraculous one, filled with remarkable journeys, magic, healings, kung fu, corpse reanimations, demons, and hot babes. Even the considerable wiles and devotion of the Savior's pal may not be enough to divert Joshua from his tragic destiny. But there's no one who loves Josh more -- except maybe "Maggie," Mary of Magdala -- and Biff isn't about to let his extraordinary pal suffer and ascend without a fight.

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User Review  - lycaenidae - LibraryThing

If you like Mel Brooks' History of the World Part 1 and Monty Python's Life of Brian, you'll probably enjoy this book. Audio version is especially delightful. Read full review

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User Review  - bostonterrio - LibraryThing

I needed a good laugh and this book certainly provided it. I laughed through most of this book. It is the story of Jesus as told by his best friend Biff. It is hysterical! Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Christopher Moore is the author of fourteen previous novels, including Lamb, The Stupidest Angel, Fool, Sacré Bleu, A Dirty Job, and The Serpent of Venice.

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