Lion's Honey: The Myth of Samson

By: David Grossman; Translated By Stuart Schoffman

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Samson the hero; a brave warrior, leader of men and Nazarite of God? Or a misfit given to whoring and lust, who failed to fulfil his destiny? In Lion’s Honey, award-winning writer David Grossman takes on one of the most vivid and controversial characters in the Bible. Revisiting Samson’s famous battle with the lion, his many women and his betrayal by them all—including the only one he ever loved—Grossman gives us a provocative new take on the story and its climax, Samson’s final act of death, bringing down a temple on himself and three thousand Philistines. In exhilarating and lucid prose, Grossman reveals the journey of a single, lonely and tortured soul who never found a true home in the world, who was uncomfortable in his own body and who, some might say, was the precursor to today’s suicide bombers. Printed Pages: 192.

Title: Lion's Honey: The Myth of Samson

Author Name: David Grossman; Translated By Stuart Schoffman

Categories: India, History, Culture, and Politics,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2007

ISBN: 0143103652

ISBN 13: 9780143103653

Binding: Flexiback

Book Condition: New

Size: 14 x 22 Cm

Seller ID: 021138

Keywords: Samson