A NovelBook - 2006
Set in Cairo during the tumultuous aftermath of WWII, Malarkey's Resurrection draws on actual events surrounding the findings of the lost gospels at Nag Hammadi. Suppressed by the Church Fathers, these sacred texts were destroyed in ancient times and their subsequent accidental discovery in the 40s was fraught with danger. Resurrection grapples with mysterious circumstances surrounding the gospels' discovery and call into question the foundings of Christianity and the role of women in history. A provocative and thrilling mystery novel.
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2006.
Characteristics: 373 p.; 24 cm.