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The Gospel According to Jesus Christ

(1993)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards Best Novel (nominee)
For Jose Saramago, the life of Jesus Christ and the story of His Passion are things of this earth. A child crying, a gust of wind, the caress of a woman half-asleep, the bleat of a goat or the bark of a dog, a prayer uttered in the grayish morning light. The adolescent Jesus is very much an adolescent: questioning, uncompromising, troubled by the world and by his body. His mother, like any mother, is devoted, fearful, resentful. The Holy Family has the complex frictions of any family. Yet this is not simple, debunking realism, for Saramago also fills his pages with vision, dream, and omen. And the defiance of the authority of God the Father, the righteous indignation on behalf of man, the anger - is still not denial of Him.


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Hardback Editions

December 2011 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Gospel According to Jesus Christ
Author(s): Jose Saramago
ISBN: 1-4481-2951-6 / 978-1-4481-2951-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Random House
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September 1994 : USA Library Binding

Title: Gospel According to Jesus Christ (Harvest in Translation)
Author(s): Jose Saramago
ISBN: 1-4177-0612-0 / 978-1-4177-0612-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: San Val
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January 1994 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Gospel According to Jesus Christ
Author(s): Jose Saramago
ISBN: 0-15-136700-0 / 978-0-15-136700-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harcourt
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Paperback Editions

May 1999 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Gospel According To Jesus Christ (Panther)
Author(s): Jose Saramago
ISBN: 1-86046-684-2 / 978-1-86046-684-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage Classics
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September 1994 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Gospel According to Jesus Christ
Author(s): Jose Saramago
ISBN: 0-15-600141-1 / 978-0-15-600141-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mariner Books
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December 1995 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Gospel According to Jesus Christ
Author(s): Jose Saramago
ISBN: 1-86046-095-X / 978-1-86046-095-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: The Harvill Press
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September 1993 : UK Paperback
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Title: Gospel According Jesus Christ
Author(s): Jose Saramago
ISBN: 0-00-271357-8 / 978-0-00-271357-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harvill Press
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August 1993 : UK Paperback

Title: The Gospel according to Jesus Christ
Author(s): Jose Saramago
ISBN: 0-00-271322-5 / 978-0-00-271322-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: The Harvill Press
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Audio Editions

July 2016 : MP3 CD
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Title: The Gospel According to Jesus Christ
Author(s): Jose Saramago
ISBN: 1-5226-9751-9 / 978-1-5226-9751-0
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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December 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Gospel According to Jesus Christ
Author(s): Jose Saramago, Giovanni Pontiero (translator)
Publisher: Audible Studios
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Kindle Editions

September 2013 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Gospel According To Jesus Christ (Panther)
Author(s): Jose Saramago
Publisher: Vintage Digital
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September 1994 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Gospel According to Jesus Christ (Harvest in Translation)
Author(s): Jose Saramago
Publisher: Mariner Books
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