The Robe

The Robe

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by Lloyd C. Douglas
     
 

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When asked about the nature of his books, Lloyd Douglas once replied: "If my novels are entertaining I am glad, but they are not written so much for the purpose of entertaining as for inspiration."

THE ROBE is a fine example of this. Here, we are given the story of the young Roman soldier, Marcellus, who was a witness to the crucifixion of

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Part One Of Two Parts

When asked about the nature of his books, Lloyd Douglas once replied: "If my novels are entertaining I am glad, but they are not written so much for the purpose of entertaining as for inspiration."

THE ROBE is a fine example of this. Here, we are given the story of the young Roman soldier, Marcellus, who was a witness to the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. The flowing narrative draws clear lines to contemporary examples of human crises, and our own measures of the "rightness" of our actions.

"Easily his most brilliant parable." (Saturday Review of Literature)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780544050020
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
05/17/2012
Sold by:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
528
Sales rank:
51,462
File size:
833 KB

Meet the Author

Lloyd Cassel Douglas (1877-1951) began his writing career in midlife, after working for many years as a minister. He gained international fame with his novels Magnificent Obsession 91929) and The Robe (1942).

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