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This book beautifully combines biting satire with wonderful prose.
The middle to ending bogged the pace down somewhat (the New Jersey sequence), but the beginning was incredible and the ending nearly so.
Jill says that if you were of the total God-fearing type, then you would probably be offended by this book.
** This book requires a very open mind, the ability to suspend judgment, and a deeply ingrained sense of humor. Read morePublished 19 days ago by MC
If you like biblical satire, imaginative prose, and general hilarity, this one is a great read. All his books are highly recommended.Published 12 months ago by Kimberly
I thoroughly enjoy James Morrow's irreverent style of writing. In "Only Begotten Daughter" Morrow takes what most of western society considers sacred and shows in a... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Barry Lisenbee
What an interesting book! It will throw you through a couple of loops and you might even find yourself asking "what the heck just happened?". but don't you worry it is a good book. Read morePublished on December 2, 2009 by Jesse L. Miller
Not a book for anyone whose religious beliefs won't allow questions or alternatives. In fact, it's not for anyone who can't suspend belief for 300+ pages. Read morePublished on March 22, 2008 by Dick Johnson
This book beautifully combines biting satire with wonderful prose. I truly enjoyed reading every page and I would have to rank this book among my favorites. Read morePublished on November 12, 2007 by jlspublic
All right, perhaps you won't, but didn't that catch your attention? It's actually the book's title character, Julie Katz, who tries to fathom the nature and will of God. Read morePublished on March 7, 2007 by D.S. Chen
I thoroughly enjoyed this novel! The satire was spot-on and very prescient. The baroquely grotesque dystopia built by the Revelationists in this novel is perhaps more frightening... Read morePublished on August 16, 2006 by Sean
Now that's a cliched review title but that's about as good as we're going to get tonight. It is true, to some extent, but it's not like Morrow sets out to offend everyone in... Read morePublished on February 5, 2006 by Michael Battaglia