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After these things

Author: Jenny Diski
Publisher: London : Little, Brown, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"After These Things is an account of the relationship between Abraham's tragic son Isaac and Isaac's son Jacob. The book follows the psychological trail of the children of Abraham, the first properly constituted family, and finds that, like all families, their story is one of wishes and fears. In Isaac and Jacob's relationship we see all the complexities of love, power and desire that make them quintessentially  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Biographical fiction
Bible fiction
Named Person: Jacob, (Biblical patriarch); Isaac, (Biblical patriarch); Isaac, (Biblical patriarch); Jacob, (Biblical patriarch)
Material Type: Biography, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jenny Diski
ISBN: 0316725269 9780316725262
OCLC Number: 55005477
Description: 217 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Jenny Diski.

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A sequel to her novel, ONLY HUMAN hailed by the Daily Telegraph as 'Not only human, but also divine'  Read more...

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'Jenny Diski is among this country's funniest and most intelligent writers ... Soap-opera gripping ... this is a brilliantly accomplished book. Read it now, and then force it on people you like' Read more...

 
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