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Author: Jim Crace
Publisher: Penguin (UK)
Format: Trade Paperback
Pages: 243
Genre: Novel
Hell is other people... Two thousand years ago four travellers enter the Judean desert to fast and pray for their lost souls. In the blistering heat and barren rocks they encounter the evil merchant Musa - madman, sadist, rapist, even a Satan - who holds them in his tyrannical power. Yet there is also another, a faint figure in the distance, fasting for 40 days, a Galilean who they say has the power to work miracles... Here, trapped in the wilderness, their terrifying battle for survival begins.
ISBN: 9780140239744
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