I, Judas (Heftet)

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2011
Forlag: Counterpoint
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781593764210
Omtale: I, Judas
Judas Iscariot is the historical symbol of betrayal. But what really happened at the Garden of Gethsemane? What really compelled Judas to hang himself from a tree? "I, Judas" reimagines Iscariot's relationship to Jesus Christ and explores Judas's orchestration of the elaborate con of the divinity of Jesus Christ, subverting the legend of Judas as he inhabits some of our most notorious literary and historic figures in their darkest hours. Custer, Sexton, Van Gogh: These famous suicides converge through the figure of Judas in a cutting-edge piece of fiction that exposes the dangers of seeking universal truths in myth.

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