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In the Beginning

In the Beginning
ISBN: 9781452165936

By Frederic Boyer, illustrated by Serge Bloch

 

Featuring a neon and metallic cover, this spectacular volume is a work of literary art. From Genesis to the Book of Daniel, it recounts 35 stories from the Old Testament in a modern and inviting way, combining spirited illustrations with spare, eloquent prose. Acclaimed illustrator Serge Bloch expertly captures the many scenes in these beloved tales, conveying extraordinary breadth of emotion and action in his seemingly simple drawings. Biblical expert Frederic Boyer and poet and translator Cole Swensen contribute accessible and enlightening text, further illuminating the stories with notes on their history and symbolism. Full of contemporary resonance, here are universal stories of love, anger, betrayal, faith, and courage-revealed in a way that encourages readers of all ages and faiths to engage with them anew.

Frederic Boyer is a French writer and translator versed in biblical interpretation.

Serge Bloch is a French illustrator and author. His illustrations have appeared in over 300 books and his work is featured in major newspapers and magazines in France and the United States.

 

 

$54.95