Barabbas by Par Lagerkvist

This novel tells the story of Barabbas, the man who was pardoned instead of Jesus Christ, according to the New Testament. After being released, Barabbas grapples with his newfound freedom and the guilt of being spared at the expense of Jesus. As he witnesses the rise of Christianity and the profound impact Jesus' teachings have on those around him, he struggles with his own beliefs and the meaning of his existence. The narrative explores themes of faith, redemption, and the human condition.

The 897th greatest book of all time


Published
1950
Nationality
Swedish
Type
Fiction
Pages
100-200
Words
Unknown
Original Language
Swedish

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