As in the Roman novels "Augustus", "Tiberius" and "Caesar", the author explores the complexity of King David: shepherd-boy and the chosen of the Lord; giant-killer and national hero; outcast and exile; poet, lover, law-giver and murderer.
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Allan Massie is the award-winning author of many novels, including his Roman Quartet - Antony, Augustus, Tiberius and Caesar - as well as several works of non-fiction. He lives in the Scottish Borders and writes for the Daily Telegraph and the Scotsman.
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Book Description Sceptre, London, England, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. New book. In David, Allan Massie has created a character as fascinating as Augustus, as mysterious and ultimately wretched as a Tiberious, as magnetic and dangerous as Caesar. david is a man of action, who longs for the solitude of the desert ; the builder of a state who takes the guilt for its creation on himself. Bookseller Inventory # 8004146
Book Description Sceptre, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11034055603X
Book Description Sceptre. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 034055603X New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1813626