In this novel, Saramago rewrites the story of Jesus' life in a way that makes him seem more human, and with details that make more concrete sense than some of the "facts"... Read morePublished 21 days ago by GraniteInAStream
book in good condition,the best of Saramago, he is with God now, enyone who contemplates about HIM shall read itPublished on Jan. 6 2012 by zen-on
This novel doesn't seem to me to be as provocative as Kazantzakis's The Last Temptation of Christ which dealt with Christ's humanity in a much more serious tone. Read morePublished on June 27 2004 by C. Myers
Your other reviewers don't get it.
Saramago is an atheist lefty who enjoys lambasting the preposterousness of the Jesus story but makes of his reworking of it a love story,... Read more
This novel has to be one of the best books I have ever read in my life!
Saramago's writting is fantastic! The content of this novel will definetely amaze you. Read more
Ever wondered what Jesus was really like, as a kid, a teenager, a young man? Portuguese writer Saramago did, and by making use of his fertile imagination and his undisputable... Read morePublished on Feb. 28 2004 by Jorge F. M
Saramago deftly embraces historical facts, myth and reality and juggles them in this extraordinarily fictitious account of Jesus Christ. Read morePublished on Feb. 4 2004 by Matthew M. Yau