Thirst

byAmelie NothombTranslated byAlison Anderson

April 23, 2021|
Thirst by Amelie Nothomb
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In her twenty-eighth novel in as many years, best-selling Belgian novelist and international literary superstar Amélie Nothomb takes on a story for the ages: the life of Jesus.

In a first-person voice as droll and irreverent  as it is wise, Nothomb narrates Jesus’s final days, from his trial to his crucifixion to the resurrection.

Amid asides about his relationships with his mother and Judas, his love for Mary Magdalene, and his many miracles, we find a man struggling with his humanity and his exceptional nature, straddling the line between human and deity, the son of a formless, omnipotent creator in the fallible form of a man.

Amélie Nothomb was born in Japan to Belgian parents in 1967. She lives in Paris. Since her debut on the French literary scene a little more than a decade ago, she has published a novel a year, every year. Her edgy fiction, unconventional thinking, and public persona have combined to transform her into a worldwide literary sensation. S...
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Title:Thirst
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:96 pages, 8.22 X 5.34 X 0.39 in
Shipping dimensions:96 pages, 8.22 X 5.34 X 0.39 in
Published:April 23, 2021
Publisher:Europa Editions
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781609456603

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