The Devil and Pierre Gernet: Stories by David Bentley Hart PDF

By David Bentley Hart

Brilliant pupil and wordsmith David Bentley Hart turns his brain and mind's eye to narrative fiction during this quantity, The satan and Pierre Gernet, a thought-provoking selection of 4 brief tales and one novella. looking ahead to questions about his shift in style, Hart writes that "God isn't any much more likely (and most likely a whole lot much less most probably) to be present in theology than in poetry and fiction."

These tales -- "The satan and Pierre Gernet," "The apartment of Apollo," "A Voice from the Emerald World," "The Ivory Gate," and "The different" -- beguile and front the reader via Hart's engrossing, opulent writing kind and the complicated characters he conjures up and explores.

Often bedazzling, occasionally heartbreaking, and eventually captivating, Hart's wide-ranging tales are united by way of a typical thread of haunting spiritual and philosophical questions about this existence and the subsequent. this is fiction to completely interact either the brain and the heart.

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By David Bentley Hart

Brilliant pupil and wordsmith David Bentley Hart turns his brain and mind's eye to narrative fiction during this quantity, The satan and Pierre Gernet, a thought-provoking selection of 4 brief tales and one novella. looking ahead to questions about his shift in style, Hart writes that "God isn't any much more likely (and most likely a whole lot much less most probably) to be present in theology than in poetry and fiction."

These tales -- "The satan and Pierre Gernet," "The apartment of Apollo," "A Voice from the Emerald World," "The Ivory Gate," and "The different" -- beguile and front the reader via Hart's engrossing, opulent writing kind and the complicated characters he conjures up and explores.

Often bedazzling, occasionally heartbreaking, and eventually captivating, Hart's wide-ranging tales are united by way of a typical thread of haunting spiritual and philosophical questions about this existence and the subsequent. this is fiction to completely interact either the brain and the heart.

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