Samson the hero; a brave warrior, leader of men and Nazarite of God? Or a misfit given to whoring and lust, who failed to fulfil his destiny? In Lion’s Honey, award-winning writer David Grossman takes on one of the most vivid and controversial characters in the Bible. Revisiting Samson’s famous battle with the lion, his many women and his betrayal by them all—including the only one he ever loved—Grossman gives us a provocative new take on the story and its climax, Samson’s final act of death, bringing down a temple on himself and three thousand Philistines. In exhilarating and lucid prose, Grossman reveals the journey of a single, lonely and tortured soul who never found a true home in the world, who was uncomfortable in his own body and who, some might say, was the precursor to today’s suicide bombers. Printed Pages: 192. Size: 14 x 22 Cm. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 021138
Titel: Lion's Honey: The Myth of Samson
Auflage: First Edition.
Buchbeschreibung Canongate Books Ltd., 2006. Buchzustand: Sehr gut. Auflage: Export and airside ed. 156 Seiten Minimale Abplatzung auf der Coverrückseite, kleine Lagerspuren am Buch, Inhalt einwandfrei und ungelesen 401443 Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 257 19,4 x 13,0 x 1,8 cm, Taschenbuch. Artikel-Nr. 139342