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  • Published: 1 September 2010
  • ISBN: 9781407095653
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 480

Christ The Lord

Out of Egypt




The book Anne Rice was born to write, a novel about the 'ultimate supernatural hero, the ultimate outsider, and the ultimate immortal of them all'.

In Israel, in the turbulent first century, a baby is born to a humble Jewish family – but to a great destiny. His is an uneasy childhood, as he begins to come to terms with his extraordinary powers, and the whispered mysteries surrounding his birth.
The tyrannical rule of King Herod has driven the family from the Holy Land to the relative safety of cosmopolitan Alexandria. But on Herod's death, they decide to return home to Israel, to Galilee, a troubled land under Roman occupation, at a time of chaos and turmoil, insurrection and confusion…

  • Pub date: 1 September 2010
  • ISBN: 9781407095653
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 480

About the Author

Anne Rice

Anne Rice is the author of more than thirty internationally bestselling books including the Mayfair Witches sequence, Songs of the Seraphim and the Wolf Gift Chronicles. The phenomenon that became the Vampire Chronicles began with Interview with the Vampire in 1976, later made into a film starring Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt, and culminated with Blood Canticle in 2003. Prince Lestat, published in 2014, and Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis, published in 2016, were the first new Vampire Chronicle novels for over a decade. Anne Rice lives in California.

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Praise for Christ The Lord

“Powerfully vivid ... an extraordinary piece of writing”

Daily Mail

“The writing is very vivid, and gives the story of Jesus an extraordinary immediacy”

Irish Independent


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