‘Beautiful, intellectually thrilling . . . unlike anything else’ Telegraph
Promise and separation. Grace and guilt. The chosen and the damned. Roberto Calasso’s captivating retelling of key stories from the bible evokes the dramatic world of the Old Testament and casts one of the founding texts of Western civilization in an astonishing – and disquieting – new light.
The Book of All Books is the culmination of a lifetime’s work and the tenth part of a series that began with The Ruin of Kasch.
‘Engaging . . . enlightening’ Financial Times
‘Surprising . . . vivid’ Spectator