Book of God : The Bible as a Novel
'My purpose and effort in writing this 'holy history' was always to persuade the reader to feel - to experience, in fact and in spirit - this, the greatest of stories.' - Walter Wangerin This innovative, dramatic and highly readable retelling of the Bible - from the Creation to the Acts of the Apostles - in the style of an epic novel has sold 1.5 million copies worldwide. This blockbuster is now being reissued with a striking new cover for the 21st century.
- Paperback | 851 pages
- 129.54 x 198.12 x 45.72mm | 566.99g
- 22 May 1998
- Lion Hudson Plc
- Lion Books
- Oxford, United Kingdom
- 2nd Revised edition
'Immensely readable' Belfast Telegraph 'Exhilarating but also disturbing' Church Times 'Imaginative, stimulating and fresh... Above all, the work of a craftsman' Glasgow Herald 'Wangerin writes powerful, intelligent stories within a tradition that extends from Aesop's fables to the Lord of the Rings' Washington Evening Post
About Walter Wangerin
WALTER WANGERIN JR. has written many novels and short stories for adults and children. His story, The Book of the Dun Cow, won the National Book Award in the USA. He has since won many other awards for his books, which include Ragman and Other Stories of Faith, The Book of Sorrows and Paul: A Novel. He is writer-in-residence at Valparaiso University. He and his wife live in Valparaiso, Indiana, USA.