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y A God for the Killing single work   novel   historical fiction  
Issue Details: First known date: 2008 2008
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'Judith, a daring and beautiful woman, hardened by her life as a slave and angered by the treatment of her people, the inhabitants of Nazareth, becomes a feared and powerful figure beginning with the brutal assassination and decapitation of an enemy general. Hoping to retire as a free woman and into obscurity, Judith is sent on one last mission to assassinate the Messiah, Joshua, a Christ-like figure, who she discovers is her childhood sweetheart. This is a work of stunning originality that echoes the work and style of Michael Chabon (The Adventures of Kavalier and Clay and The Yiddish Policemen's Union). Combining historical events, biblical conspiracy theories and a story of survival and triumph, A God for the Killing brings history and myth to life, captivates with its inventiveness long after the last page is turned.' (Publication summary)

Notes

  • Dedication:

    To Helen and Nadia;

    I owe them so much.

  • Other formats: Also sound recording

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: ABC Books , 2008 .
      9030835747105147888.jpg
      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 273p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 1 October 2008
      ISBN: 9780733324307 (pbk.), 0733324304

Works about this Work

[Untitled] Stella Lees , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 17 no. 1 2009; (p. 47)

— Review of A God for the Killing Kain Massin 2008 single work novel
Fiction Cameron Woodhead , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 25 October 2008; (p. 26)

— Review of A God for the Killing Kain Massin 2008 single work novel
Take Three Ian McFarlane , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Sunday Canberra Times , 2 November 2008; (p. 25)

— Review of A God for the Killing Kain Massin 2008 single work novel
Fiction Cameron Woodhead , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 25 October 2008; (p. 26)

— Review of A God for the Killing Kain Massin 2008 single work novel
Take Three Ian McFarlane , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Sunday Canberra Times , 2 November 2008; (p. 25)

— Review of A God for the Killing Kain Massin 2008 single work novel
[Untitled] Stella Lees , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 17 no. 1 2009; (p. 47)

— Review of A God for the Killing Kain Massin 2008 single work novel
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