Jesus and John

Adam McOmber (Author)
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Description

Jesus and John is a Weird re-imagining of the New Testament as a novel of allegorical horror. John, a fisherman from a rural village on the shores of Galilee, is tasked with protecting the risen body of his lover who was crucified for disrupting Roman order in the city of Jerusalem. The body, having miraculously emerged from its cave-like tomb, refuses to speak and walks in a dream-like silence, disrupting the clear-cut message of the Apostle Peter and eventually leading John on a dangerous pilgrimage to a mysterious mansion in Rome known as the Gray Palace. There, the few inhabitants promise a celebration that may lead to a sacrifice John is unwilling to make. Incorporating Christian Gnosticism, Pagan dreams, and a contemporary will toward queer disruption, Adam McOmber's new novel tells a powerful story of devotion.

Product Details

Price
$15.00
Publisher
Lethe Press
Publish Date
June 01, 2020
Pages
234
Dimensions
5.0 X 8.0 X 0.53 inches | 0.57 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781590216736

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About the Author

Adam McOmber He teaches in the MFA Writing Program at Vermont College of Fine Arts and in the Writing Program of the University of California Los Angeles Extension.