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In Israel, in the turbulent first century, a baby is born to a humble Jewish family - but to a great destiny. The tyrannical rule of King Herod has driven the family from the Holy Land to the relative safety of cosmopolitan Alexandria. But on Herod's death, they decide to return home to Israel, to Galilee, a troubled land under Roman occupation.
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"Powerfully vivid ... an extraordinary piece of writing" (Daily Mail)
"The writing is very vivid, and gives the story of Jesus an extraordinary immediacy" (Irish Independent)
The book Anne Rice was born to write, a novel about the 'ultimate supernatural hero, the ultimate outsider, and the ultimate immortal of them all'.
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Book Description Arrow, 2006. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110099460165