Barabbas by Par Lagerkvist

Barabbas is the acquitted; the man whose life was exchanged for that of Jesus of Nazareth, crucified upon the hill of Golgotha. Barabbas is a man condemned to have no god. "Christos Iesus" is carved on the disk suspended from his neck, but he cannot affirm his faith. He cannot pray. He can only say, "I want to believe." Translated from the Swedish by Alan Blair From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
Barabbas Paperback 34136 $7.23 $0.01 1989
Barrabas / Barabbas (Literatura) (Spanish Edition) Paperback 1260354 $48.88 $22.70 2007