The Life of Christ

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The Young Messiah (Movie tie-in) (Originally Published as Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt) Publisher's Summary

Having completed the two cycles of legend to which she has devoted her career so far, Anne Rice gives us now her most ambitious and courageous book, a novel about the early years of Christ the Lord, based on the Gospels and on the most respected New Testament scholarship.

The book's power derives from the passion its author brings to the writing and the way in which she summons up the voice, the presence, the words of Jesus who tells the story.

©2005 Anne O'Brien Rice (P)2005 Random House, Inc.
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  • Book 1

    • The Young Messiah (Movie tie-in) (Originally Published as Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt)

    • A Novel
    • By: Anne Rice
    • Narrated by: Josh Heine
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 485
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 187
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 192

    Having completed the two cycles of legend to which she has devoted her career so far, Anne Rice gives us now her most ambitious and courageous book, a novel about the early years of Christ the Lord, based on the Gospels and on the most respected New Testament scholarship.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A tad short of excellent

    • By R. Moore on 11-20-05

    Regular price: $31.93

  • Book 2

    • Christ the Lord

    • The Road to Cana
    • By: Anne Rice
    • Narrated by: James Naughton
    • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 187
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 125
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 126

    Having completed the two cycles of legend to which she has devoted her career so far, Anne Rice gives us now her most ambitious and courageous book, a novel about the early years of Christ the Lord, based on the Gospels and on the most respected New Testament scholarship.

    The book's power derives from the passion its author brings to the writing and the way in which she summons up the voice, the presence, the words of Jesus who tells the story.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well Done!

    • By Michael on 12-28-09

    Regular price: $27.93