Secret Chord, The

Geraldine Brooks

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Brown Book Group, Little

Published: 01-09-2016

£8.99

An action-packed, violent and surprising novel about the life of a real historical figure, from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of People of the Book and March.

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SKU: 9780349139357

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LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILEYS WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION 20161000 BC. The Second Iron Age. The time of King David.Anointed as the chosen one when just a young shepherd boy, David will rise to be king, grasping the throne and establishing his empire. But his journey is a tumultuous one and the consequences of his choices will resound for generations. In a life that takes him from obscurity to fame, he is by turns hero and traitor, glamorous young tyrant and beloved king, murderous despot and remorseful, diminished patriarch. His wives love and fear him, his sons will betray him. It falls to Natan, the courtier and prophet who both counsels and castigates David, to tell the truth about the path he must take.Brooks has an uncanny ability to hear and transform characters from history, and this beautifully written, unvarnished saga of faith, desire, family, ambition, betrayal, and power will enthral her many fans.

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Weight 0.27 kg
Dimensions 26 × 202 × 166 mm
Page Count 384