Beginning with the crucifixion of Jesus and ending, seventy years later, with the destruction of Pompeii, the eminent novelist and critic limns a recreation of the beginnings of Christianity
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Anthony Burgess(1917-1993) was one of the UK's leading academics and most respected literary figures. A prolific writer and translator, he is most famous for the complex and controversial novel A Clockwork Orange.Review:
'Both reader and author have marvellous fun. Some ten or dozen emperors or empresses are stabbed, hacked to pieces, poisoned or otherwise brutally murderred. Few varieties of curious sex are not given a showing. And as for the burning of Rome, throwing Christians to the lions, and the sacking of the temple at Jerusalem - what an opportunity they provide for Burgess's rumbustious style' SUNDAY TELEGRAPH
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Book Condition: New. 1st Edition / 1st Printing. Scarce older publication. Shows superficial wear to cover. An older book, Out of Print. Bookseller Inventory # 36SEQU000LGH
Book Description Arbor House Pub Co, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0877957533
Book Description Arbor House Pub Co. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0877957533 New book. Dust jacket in protective mylar cover has some shelf wear. Bookseller Inventory # G11-6127
Book Description Arbor House Pub Co, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0877957533
Book Description Arbor House Pub Co, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110877957533