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Barabbas

by Par Lagerkvist

Barabbas is the acquitted; the man whose life was exchanged for that of Jesus of Nazareth, crucified upon the hill of Golgotha. Barabbas is a man condemned to have no god. "Christos Iesus" is carved on the disk suspended from his neck, but he cannot affirm his faith. He cannot pray. He can only say, "I want to believe."Translated from the Swedish by Alan BlairFrom the Trade Paperback edition.

Barabbas

by Par Lagerkvist Alan Blair

Barabbas is the acquitted: the man whose life was exchanged for that of Jesus of Nazareth, crucified upon the hill of Golgotha. By the Nobel Prize winning author.

The Dwarf

by Par Lagerkvist

The Dwarf is an exploration of individual and social identity. The novel, set in a time when Italian towns feuded over the outcome of the last feud, centers on a social outcast, the court dwarf Piccoline.

The Sibyl

by Par Lagerkvist

1 M- Blackstone Exclusive This Nobel Prize-winning author here explores the meaning of divine and human love, through the characters of a wandering Jew and a sibyl of Delphi. "This is a remarkable book. . . Lagerkvist has written a disturbing and fearful fable about human and divine love, and about the glories and disasters of both. "?Paul Engle, Chicago Tribune

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