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Barabbas (Vintage International)

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There are those — and they are legion — who believe that their souls shall someday unravel and their intricacies and silences will finally be known by their Lord. Then there is Barabbas, the subject of this novel by Par Lagerkvist. Barabbas, the acquitted, would like to believe in the fellow that wasn't spared crucifixion, and he has even fallen to his knees and nearly prayed, but to no avail. Lagerkvist (himself spiritually conflicted) illuminates in this bare and moving novel the life of a reluctantly faithless man.
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About the Author

Par Lagerkvist was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1951.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679725442
Translator:
Blair, Alan
Author:
Blair, Alan
Author:
Lagerkvist, Par
Publisher:
Vintage
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Bible
Subject:
Novels and novellas
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Continental european
Subject:
Parables
Subject:
Christian fiction
Subject:
Biographical fiction
Subject:
Barabbas
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
fiction;religion;novel;literature;historical fiction;christianity;nobel prize;swedish;swedish literature;sweden;nobel;20th century;barabbas;bible;historical;jesus;scandinavian literature
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage International (Paperback)
Series Volume:
2
Publication Date:
19891131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8.10x5.16x.43 in. .37 lbs.

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There are those — and they are legion — who believe that their souls shall someday unravel and their intricacies and silences will finally be known by their Lord. Then there is Barabbas, the subject of this novel by Par Lagerkvist. Barabbas, the acquitted, would like to believe in the fellow that wasn't spared crucifixion, and he has even fallen to his knees and nearly prayed, but to no avail. Lagerkvist (himself spiritually conflicted) illuminates in this bare and moving novel the life of a reluctantly faithless man.

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