The Secret Chord
A NovelDownloadable Audiobook - 2015 | Unabridged
"One of our most supple and insightful novelists." – Jane Smiley, The New York Times Book ReviewA rich and utterly absorbing novel about the life of King David, from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of People of the Book and March. With more than two million copies of her novels sold, New York Times bestselling author Geraldine Brooks has achieved both popular and critical acclaim. Now, Brooks takes on one of literature's richest and most enigmatic figures: a man who shimmers between history and legend. Peeling away the myth to bring David to life in Second Iron Age Israel, Brooks traces the arc of his journey from obscurity to fame, from shepherd to soldier, from hero to traitor, from beloved king to murderous despot and into his remorseful and diminished dotage.The Secret Chord provides new context for some of the best-known episodes of David's life while also focusing on others, even more...
Publisher: New York : Penguin Audio, 2015
Branch Call Number: Overdrive
Characteristics: audio file 1 online resource (11 audio files) : digital
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AL_SUSANW Feb 16, 2017
Not for the squeamish, this hard hitting account of a brutal, biblical king will either leave you fascinated, disgusted or both.
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