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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Sep 14, 2011 - Fiction - 160 pages
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Barabbas is the acquitted; the man whose life was exchanged for that of Jesus of Nazareth, crucified upon the hill of Golgotha. Barabbas is a man condemned to have no god. "Christos Iesus" is carved on the disk suspended from his neck, but he cannot affirm his faith. He cannot pray. He can only say, "I want to believe."

Translated from the Swedish by Alan Blair

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What is it about Kennewick library book sales and novellas that take a deliciously skewed view of Jesus Christ? Last year, I picked up Behold the Man, about a slacker who travels in time and takes ... Read full review


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Par Lagerkvist was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1951.

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