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by Maggie Hamand

Author: Maggie Hamand
Subcategory: Contemporary
Language: English
Publisher: Michael Joseph (1995)
Pages: 224 pages
Category: Fiction and Literature
Rating: 4.8
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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer . A traditional whodunit turns into an unsettling journey of murder, obsession and a crisis of faith in the skillful hands of British author Hamand. A compelling story builds to a chilling conclusion.

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Maggie Hamand is a journalist, non-fiction author and novelist. She was the winner of the first World One-Day Novel cup and her novel, The Resurrection of the Body, was first published by Michael Joseph and has been optioned for film and television

Maggie Hamand is a journalist, non-fiction author and novelist. She was the winner of the first World One-Day Novel cup and her novel, The Resurrection of the Body, was first published by Michael Joseph and has been optioned for film and television. She is also the author of The Rocket Man and Doctor Gavrilov. She has had several short stories published which have been shortlisted for prizes. She taught creative writing at Morley College, was Writer in Residence at Holloway Prison, London and a Royal Literary Fund Fellow at London University of the Arts.

The Resurrection of the Body. While conducting the Good Friday service, vicar Richard Page is horrified when a man staggers in, bleeding from wounds inflicted during a knife attack. There is no identification on him; he later dies, and no one comes forward to claim the body. The vicar is drawn into a bruising quest to uncover this man's identity.

The protagonist of Hamand's novel is an Anglican vicar who believes only in the myth of the resurrection, its essential truth for mankind, not its physical or historical occurrence.

The original version was but 23,000 words. The protagonist of Hamand's novel is an Anglican vicar who believes only in the myth of the resurrection, its essential truth for mankind, not its physical or historical occurrence. Then a man stumbles into his church during Good Friday services, dies from a stabbing, his body disappears, and he's sighted by various parishioners walking around the neighborhood.

Summary There is no identification on him; he later dies, and no one comes forward to claim the body.

While conducting the Good Friday service, vicar Richard Page is horrified when a man staggers in, bleeding from wounds inflicted during a vicious knife attack. Even more bizarrely, his corpse disappears from the morgue, leaving the police baffled and suspicious. The vicar is drawn into a bruising quest to uncover this man's identity and explain the unexplainable

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is thoughtful, perceptive, and subtle. Questioning the nature of both faith and both faith and sanity, with a truly mysterious ending, it's the perfect read for the Easter weekend.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Resurrection of the Body by Maggie . There is identification on him; he later dies; one claims the body - and then it disappears.

There is identification on him; he later dies; one claims the body - and then it disappears. Vicar Richard Page's obsession to explain the unexplainable brings him into conflict with the police, his superiors, his congregation and his wife.

A local vicar loses himself in his obsession to uncover the identity of a man who died in his church, and whose body disapeared.

Select Format: Hardcover. A local vicar loses himself in his obsession to uncover the identity of a man who died in his church, and whose body disapeared. ISBN13:9781904559306. Release Date:March 2008.