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Author Saramago, Josť

Common Titl Caim. English
Title Cain / Josť Saramago ; translated from the Portugese by Margaret Jull Costa

Publ Info Boston [Mass.] : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011
 RIC  PQ9281.A66 C3513 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  PQ9281.A66 C3513 2011    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  PQ9281.A66 C3513 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript 159 pages ; 21 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Subtitle from cover
"First published with the title Caim in 2009 by Editorial Caminho, SA, Lisbon"--t.p. verso
"In this, his last novel, Saramago daringly reimagines the characters and narratives of the Bible through the story of Cain. Condemned to wander forever after he kills Abel, he is whisked around in time and space. He experiences the almost-sacrifice of Isaac by Abraham, the Tower of Babel, the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, Joshua at the battle of Jericho, Job's ordeal, and finally Noah's ark and the Flood. And over and over again Cain encounters an unjust, even cruel God. A startling, beautifully written, and powerful book, in all ways a fitting end to Saramago's extraordinary career"-- Provided by publisher
LC subject Cain (Biblical figure) -- Fiction
Bible. Old Testament -- History of Biblical events -- Fiction
Add Author Costa, Margaret Jull
ISBN 9780547419893