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Same ISBN but 2 different covers. Feb 05, Mike rated it it was amazing. Josif je siromasni stolar a devica Marija jedna debela krmacetina. Dostoevsky anticipated this concept exactly a century before Moorcock, in his book The Idiot.

I came in contact with it back when I’d been reading all Moorcock’s Eternal Champion books. Day one at Tucson Fe… on Review: Granted, that’s the worst-case scenario. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. But is anyone really surprised by the surprise ending here? Stop me if you’ve heard this one before.

This is actually a very good technique; it puts an additional emphasis on the continual mental turmoil of the anti-hero calling him a protagonist doesn’t really ring true and keeps the reader on their toes. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

Cak samog svetog Petra zove Petar iako to nije njegovo ime samo kako bi sve bilo sto autenticnije. First, it draws on the image of the Christ, both as portrayed in the gospels and as interpreted by scholarship. Dawes rated it really liked it. You are commenting using your Mna.


That’s where the science fiction comes in, of course – and, really, the ‘here and now’ part of the story all happens in the far past. People psychologically grappling with their own sanity as they explore ideas about what it means to be human.

In more recent years, Moorcock has taken to using “Warwick Colvin, Jr. I read this novella years ago, in a used paperback copy of a Year’s Best Science Fiction anthology. Jesus is an even maj radical departure — a deformed imbecile who can barely speak.

Book Details Behold the Man Author: The White Hotel Tiptree, Jr. And writing like this prompts plenty of questions from the reader.

It had a pronounced hunched back and a cast in its left eye. U sustini lep nacin da se tue SF motiv putovanja kroz vreme i pokusaja da se upozna jedna od najvaznijih istorijskih figura, ako ne i najvaznija istorijska figura, shvati da je sve laz i splet okolnosti.

At bshold point Glogauer determines that he must preserve the historical view of Christ — gathering followers, repeating parables and eventually dying on the cross. Notify me of new comments via email.

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Again, my kind of sci-fi, big concepts both of darkness and of light, complex resonance that hangs around your mind long after you set it down and a yarn good enough for both chuckles, tears and striking the “Thinking Man” pose after reading. Karl GlogauerJesus. Share this review Google Pinterest Facebook Twitter.


I find no redeeming value here, others of course may. As the novel progresses we build up a picture of just who Glogauer is.

We learn that Karl has chronic problems with women, homosexual tendencies, an interest in the ideas of Jungand many neuroses moorcovk, including a messiah complex. An intriguing and thought-provoking examination of faith, myth and Truth.

And a remedial class on holy scripture. The reason I didn’t really enjoy this book isn’t the prose or structure both strongsimply that the story is unexciting, largely unchallenging, and predictable, focused entirely on a central character who is not only unlikable, but also for me uninteresting.

Babel Delany, Samuel R. And now Karl can either to choose to fulfill a role as the saviour, or, alternatively take the story in another direction. The Saliva Tree by Behod W.