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65/100 Christ the Lord-Out of Egypt
Book Reviews 2012
readergal1004 wrote in 100project
Title: Christ the Lord-Out of Egypt
Author: Anne Rice
Genre: Fiction
Pages: 321 (HB)
Length of time to read: 3 days

Synopsis:
With the Holy Land in turmoil, seven-year-old Jesus and his family leave Egypt for the dangerous road home to Jerusalem. As they travel, the boy tries to unlock the secret of his birth and comprehend his terrifying power to work miracles. Anne Rice's dazzling, kaleidoscopic novel, based on the gospels and the most respected New Testament scholarship, summons up the voice, the presence, and the words of Jesus, allowing him to tell his own story as he struggles to grasp the holy purpose of his life.

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The book is on my 100 book to read list.

Review:
I didn’t care for it. It was somewhat boring. As I have said in the recent past, I don’t think she is a great writer, but is a good storyteller usually. This time, she failed me. I might pick up the next book in the series, but I am in no hurry to do so. I just didn’t find the story that interesting…

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