The Last Temptation of Christ by Nikos Kazantzakis

This novel presents an alternative interpretation of the life of Jesus Christ, who is depicted as a conflicted, all-too-human figure who struggles with his divine destiny. The book explores his journey through life, his friendships, his fears, and his ultimate temptation to avoid crucifixion and live a normal life. The narrative delves into the psychological and emotional aspects of his experiences, creating a complex, humanized portrayal of a traditionally divine figure.

The 1137th greatest book of all time


Published
1955
Nationality
Greek
Type
Fiction
Pages
300-500
Words
134,000
Original Language
Greek

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