Only Human : A Divine Comedy
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Only Human : A Divine Comedy

Jenny Diski

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    The original title of the book: Only Human : A Divine Comedy
    By: Jenny Diski
    Page 256
    Genre: Literature Fiction
    Language: Unknown
    Publisher: Picador
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    What if God fell in love and the person was already married? A bitter story of the very first love triangle between a man, his wife, and their God — First came Adam, whose fall soured His quest for absolute authority, then Noah, whose dreary sense of duty He found dull. God resolves for a third and final time to get it right, to select a vessel through whom He can direct human affairs, and to whom He can communicate directly His will. He chooses a solitary figure whose trust must be wooed, but whose faith, once secured, will surely reflect even greater glory and love. Were matters only that simple. In Only Human, Jenny Diski’s brilliant and affecting retelling of the Abraham and Sarah story, God learns that no man, chosen or not, is solitary, and that the bonds forged by the human heart are resilient even to divine commandment. Diski transforms an archetypal tale of Old Testament obedience into a fierce love triangle, a test of wills over not only mankind’s future, but over who will tell the story of its past.  


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