Fiction Michel Tournier Four Wise Men

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Four Wise Men

 
9780002214360: Four Wise Men

Displaying his characteristic penchant for the macabre, the tender and the comic, Michael Tournier presents the traditional Magi describing their personal odysseys to Bethlehem-and audaciously imagines a fourth, "the eternal latecomer"' whose story of hardship and redemption is the most moving and instructive of all. Prince of Mangalore and son of an Indian maharajah, Taor has tasted an exquisite confection, rachat loukoum, and is so taken by the flavor that he sets out to recover the recipe. His quest takes him across Western Asia and finally lands him in Sodom, where he is imprisoned in a salt mine. There, this fourth wise man learns the recipe from a fellow prisoner, and learns of the existence and meaning of Jesus.

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The legend of the Magi is one of the most potent episodes in the Christian tradition. This novel brings them to life, departing from the Bible story with the addition of the fourth king - Taor, the one who came too late to the nativity.

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Tournier, Michel
Published by HarperCollins Publishers Ltd (1982)
ISBN 10: 0002214369 ISBN 13: 9780002214360
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