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The Kingdom by [Carrère, Emmanuel]
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''Memoir, fiction, and history combine in a stirring portrayal of the world of the first Christians . . . A passionate, digressive, empathetic history of religious rebels and the mystery of faith.'' --Kirkus Reviews (Starred Review)

''Emmanuel Carrere [is] one of the best known and most innovative French writers.'' --Rachel Donadio, The New York Times

''I left the Catholic Church at thirteen and have not spent much time thinking about religion since then. But Emmanuel Carrere's The Kingdom kept me pinned to its pages until the end. It is personal and rigorous, skeptical and open, casual and profound, and its speculative portrait of Saint Luke, its main character, is as compelling as any fictional life I've read lately.'' --Luc Sante, author of The Other Paris

''My favorite books about Christianity are Augustine's Confessions, Origen's Contra Celsum, and, now, Emmanuel Carrere's The Kingdom. Both a pocket history and a gripping (and surprising!) intellectual self-portrait, I know of nothing else quite like it --and I wish like all hell I'd written it. Carrere is one of our planet's most compelling, inimitable writers, and The Kingdom is, in my view, his greatest book yet.'' --Tom Bissell, author of Apostle: Travels Among the Tombs of the Twelve

About the Author

Emmanuel Carrere, born in Paris in 1957, is a writer, scriptwriter, and film producer. He is the award-winning, internationally renowned author of Limonov, The Kingdom, The Mustache, Class Trip, The Adversary (a New York Times Notable Book), My Life as a Russian Novel, and Lives Other Than My Own, which was awarded the Globe de Cristal for Best Novel in 2010. For Limonov, he received the Prix Renaudot and the Prix des Prix in 2011 and the Europese Literatuurprijs in 2013. Several of his books have been made into films, and in 2005, he personally directed the film adaptation of his novel La Moustache.


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  • File Size: 1950 KB
  • Print Length: 401 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0374184305
  • Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 7, 2017)
  • Publication Date: March 7, 2017
  • Sold by: Macmillan
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B01KFWX6M6
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Not Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #227,562 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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