can’t really call me a spoiler if the merchandise is already spoiled. That’s the awkward situation Michael Moorcock creates with Behold the Man. Behold the Man [Michael Moorcock] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A disaffected modern professional dealing with a dead-end job, . Behold the Man [Michael Moorcock] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Grafton, British mass market paperback. This novel is.
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It’s not all bad, though. Such a great concept for a novel, too!
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For me there is hte value in this book enjoyment or otherwise and if I could I would give it less than one. If it is believed as the truth by millions throughout the ages, is it really a lie? Our author has shown a devotion to characters with the initials JC, from Jehamia Cohnahlias to Jeremiah Cornell —most notably his most famous hero Jerry Corneliussort of Nietzschean James Bond-type, apparently licensed both to kill and to embody nihilism in all its moorvock.
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You are commenting using your Facebook account. Behol Fantasy Masterworks Author Recommendations. Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. Moorcock knows most of the tricks of the New Wave sci-fi trade, indeed to some extent he presided over the creation of the playbook, and applies almost all of them during the course of this short novel.
I read it straight through in about 2 hours, I could not put it aside. Retrieved 24 May Isus je balavi maloumnik a njegovo mesto zauzima covek iz jan koji ne zeli da dozvoli da mit o Isusu propadne, odnosno da behpld cin raspeca nikada ne dogodi i to sve zbog nekih njegovih ubedjenja proisteklih iz citanja Junga i iz nerazumevanje i klinca sa jednom zenom koja veoma zdravorazumski razmislja.
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Should your view of Christianity be too narrow, however, inevitably offense will be given. Dhalgren Delany, Samuel R. Ovo je moje vidjenje knjige, mozda neko pronadje neku drugu istinu u njoj, mada sumnjam.
Karl Glogauer 2 books.
And boy, are there “obscene graffiti” in this book! While most people know Michael Moorcock from the Elric stories, for my money, the best Moorcock stories are the ones only tang Karl Glogauer, lonely misunderstood misfit, reaches the end of his rope and volunteers to man an experimental time machine for a mab.
The story cuts between scenes of his life in 20 th Century London, leading up to his using a time-machine to travel from to 28 AD. Dec 11, Ethan Miller rated it it mn amazing. Gollancz has quite rightly chosen to include it in their SF Masterworks Collection. And a remedial class on holy scripture. Aug 26, Ivan Lutz rated it really liked it.
I don’t find Moorcock’s Elric saga very appealing, but all of his other fiction is enthralling, Behold The Man is a great place to start!
Originally published in New Worlds magazine inMoorcock expanded the story and republished it as a standalone novella in As such, the novel is virtually an extended gloss on Jesus I don’t generally like Moorcock, particularly his fantasy novels, but this novella is an excellent story on at least two levels. When there’s no food, he shows the people how to pretend to eat to take their minds off their hunger; when he encounters illness caused by hysteriahe cures it.
Split between religious argument with his girlfriend in the present and his journeys mna 29 A. The style is rather disjointed and fluctuates between tenses and perspectives first-person versus third-personand the story is told in non-chronological fragments.
However our “hero” is not altogether together and has a bit of a Messiah complex himself. EngvarB from September Use dmy dates from September Still, I think it’s a very interesting way of looking at the story, even if I don’t like the way it portrays Christianity. The face was vacant and foolish.
Since the Essenes witnessed his miraculous arrival in the time machine, John decides Karl must be a magusand asks him to help lead a revolt against the occupying Romans. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Granted, that’s the worst-case scenario. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. It even has an interesting hypothesis about the Empty Tomb tradition which could very well be plausible. Jungian jumps into Time Machine to prove girl wrong about Jebus.
Check out our sister sites: Robert Heinlein at A. Grafton; later British paperback edition Language: In the end, determined to live the story of Jesus to its decidedly bitter end, he orders a puzzled Judas to betray him to the Romans, and dies on the cross. So I want to explain why I can’t do this book in detail. Published March 22nd by The Overlook Press first published He became editor of Tarzan Adventures inMichael John Moorcock is an English writer primarily of science fiction and fantasy who has also published a number of literary novels.
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