An epic novel telling the story of Christianity as it has never been told before.
Emmanuel Carr re, novelist, filmmaker, journalist, and biographer, is the award-winning internationally renowned author of The Adversary (a New York Times Notable Book), Lives Other Than My Own, My Life As A Russian Novel, Class Trip, Limonov and The Mustache.
Brilliant, shocking... also witty, painfully self-critical and
humane... it is a work of great literature -- Tim Whitmarsh *
Emmanuel Carrere is said by many to be one of the best writers in France, if not Europe... The Kingdom, a huge bestseller in France, is thrilling, magnificent and strange -- Bryan Appleyard * Sunday Times *
An utterly brilliant book... Carrere is a vivid guide and a knowledgeable one -- Catherine Nixey * The Times *
A novelised memoir that vividly captures the drama of the Christian experience... A celebration of religious imagination - Catholic, French, Judaic, Hellenic - The Kingdom has been a runaway bestseller in France. In Britain, it may succeed as a relief and an antidote -- John Cornwell * Financial Times *
There are few great writers in France today, and Emmanuel Carrere is one of them * Paris Review *