The Liars' Gospel

by Naomi Alderman

Hardcover, 311 pages, Little Brown & Co, List Price: $25.99 | purchase

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Re-imagining the life of Jesus, this novel presents the story of Yehoshuah, who wandered Roman-occupied Judea giving sermons and healing the sick. Now, a year after his death, the four people closest to him tell their stories. His mother grieves, his friend Iehuda loses his faith, the High Priest of the Temple tries to keep the peace, and a rebel named Bar-Avo strives to bring that peace tumbling down.