Title: Behold the Man. Author: Michael Moorcock. Genre: Science Fiction. Publisher: Gollancz Publication Date: New Edition 11 Nov (First. can’t really call me a spoiler if the merchandise is already spoiled. That’s the awkward situation Michael Moorcock creates with Behold the Man. Behold the Man was originally written as a novella in Read the review on SFBook.
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The story jumps between Glogauer’s own past and the relative of AD The protagonist, Karl, is an unsettled philosophical wanderer of the era.
Behold the Man, a book by Michael Moorcock | Book review
Moorcock enlivens his story by telling it in a discursive, fragmented manner. The State of the Art Ballard, J. Glogauer is not fhe religious person, instead he struggles to find existential meaning in Jung and balance that with the diverse faiths he was exposed to as a child.
Views Read Edit View history. But you can’t really give Dostoevsky credit, because this whole them has been embedded in Christian thinking for two thousand jan. Behold the Man is all about Karl Glogauer’s life-long search for God and Christ, and his sense of disconnection from the rest of the world. EngvarB from September Use dmy dates from September Robert Heinlein at A. Posted by Jesse at mochael The Author’s Note, at the end, is very interesting and at the same time very dangerous for book addicts like myself.
Behold the Man by Michael Moorcock.
Behold the Man
The time travel machine breaks, leaving him trapped at the beginning of the Judeo – Christian period. Open Preview See a Problem?
Bookish All books, reviews, genres, and bookish types welcome. At this point Glogauer determines that he must preserve the historical view of Christ — gathering followers, repeating parables and eventually dying on the cross. So I want to explain why I can’t do this book in detail. Tarl Kudrick on Diversity Shines with Nebula….
Book published by Gollancz in March Glogauer is the lucky man who gets to travel to Jerusalem on a donkey, as his followers throw down palm branches in his path. Mervi’s Book reviews Fantasy, science fiction, kichael, and comics reviews. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. A synopsis of the book even in its most basic and vague form is a spoiler so let me tip toe around the plot in my review.
And Pilate said to them Behold the Man.
What would my life — what would anyone’s life — be without Elric, Corum, Jerry Cornelius, Erekose, etc. Behold the Man is a very memorable story and worth a read, although the particularly religious minded should read with caution. First published inBehold the Man broke through science fiction’s genre boundaries to create a poignant reflection on faith, disillusion and self-sacrifice.
Let the reader do the work. He emerges determined to find Jesus. Nothing like a little blasphemy to round out Christmas week. I read this novella years ago, in a used paperback copy of a Year’s Best Science Fiction anthology. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: What has he done now?
Only, nothing is quite the way he remembers it from the Bible. Bibliography of Michael Moorcock.
It’s not all bad, though. The Saliva Tree by Brian W. This novel takes the idea pretty much to its logical conclusion The face was vacant and foolish. England Invaded Before Armageddon.
Really, it toys with ideas of identity, predestination, time loops, etc. That’s where the science fiction comes in, of course – and, really, the ‘here and now’ part of the story all happens in the far past.
There is also a question of what is truth within Behold the Man.