ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: October 7, 2010
The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ
By (author) Philip Pullman
This is a story. In this ingenious and spell-binding retelling of the life of Jesus, Philip Pullman revisits the most influential story ever told. Charged with mystery, compassion and enormous power, The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ throws fresh light on who Jesus was and asks the reader questions that will continue to resonate long after the final page is turned. For, above all, this book is about how stories become stories.
Reviews of The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ
'A supreme storyteller … Pullman has done the story a service by reminding us of its extraordinary power to provoke and disturb.' Telegraph
Philip Pullman was born in Norwich, England, in 1946 and grew up in Zimbabwe and Wales. He has won many awards, including the Carnegie Medal, the Guardian Children’s Book Award and the Whitbread Book of the Year Award. His acclaimed trilogy, His Dark Materials, has been published in thirty-nine languages and sold tens of millions of copies. He lives in Oxford with his wife, and has two sons.