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Unknown Disciple, The (tr)

Author(s): Perri, Francesco Pages: 329
Publisher: Macmillan Date of Publication: 1950
Reading Level: Genre:
Setting: Judaea Period: Early Christianity (Code: 7)
Rome Setting: n Christian/Jewish/Pagan: c
Mystery: n First Person:
Subject: Early Christianity in unrest caused by politics and pagan conflict. Main character is Marcus Adonias, the son of a vice-governor of Judea & of Micol, a daughter of the Maccabees.
Unique Qualities: vol 1 of a projected trilogy
Rating: Religiously serious but only partly successful as a novel
Review By: Milton Rugoff in the NY Herald Tribune Bk REv Jun 18, 1950, p. 12 says he writes with verve but without Òthe restraint that can also make it completely credible and truly moving.Ó
Review In: BkRevDig 1950, p. 721

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