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By Orson Scott Card

The plagues of Egypt to the parting of the pink Sea, the tale of Moses is likely one of the best and colourful within the outdated testomony. Now that tale is introduced vividly to existence in a fictional surroundings. Stone Tables explores how God might take usual males like Moses and Aaron, with all their weaknesses, and rework them into prophet and priest. Nationally well known writer Orson Scott Card brings new insights to an age-old tale. His inventive fictionalization of the occasions of scripture and historical past lends a clean and engaging standpoint. yet this can be greater than simply an interesting story. "My attempt is to ensure that those that learn this tale emerge with an realizing of ways reliable humans fight with one another and with their figuring out of God's will as they fight to make a few good use in their years of life," writes Card. It's a message as well timed this day because it was once while Moses led Israel to freedom greater than millennia in the past.

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ISBN: 0345441788
EAN: 9780345441782
ASIN: 0345441788
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Publication Date: 2001-07-03
Number of Pages: 784
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His father had helped to finance the organizing of the reactionary secret society called the Cagoule, and in the fighting which had taken place in the streets of Paris some years ago Charlot had got a slash across the cheek and still bore the honorable scar. ” Lanny asked. I am a man of peace and do not take part in any wars. Lanny found the German Nazis strange and terrible people, but he found even more fantastic these Fascists of the Spanish and French Catholic pattern, who were building this machinery of repression in the name of Jesus Christ.

But between you and me, Lanny, I don’t think we are going to be able to budge Churchill on this issue. R. ” “Nobody can tell you about that, Lanny. with a touch of bitterness. X Parting time was at hand. On Lanny’s last day at home Agnes went off to her work, and thoughtfully arranged to dine with a friend and go to a movie so that Laurel might be alone with her husband. But when they were alone they found that they didn’t have much to talk about. Their hearts ached, and there was nothing sweet about it.

So he told himself, and her. She would drive Laurel back to the apartment and then take the car to Newcastle. She told herself that everything was all right, it was one more trip, like thousands and tens of thousands of others. She held back her tears and conversed politely with the girl. But when she got back to the apartment and was alone, she wept copiously into the pillow which bore the impress of Lanny’s head. He was not being routed by way of Bermuda because he was in the black books of the British government, which had become suspicious of his intimacy with Rudolf Hess and other leading Nazis.

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