Lion's Honey

The Myth of Samson
CD - unabridged
Audio (3 discs)
Product Number: BL436
Released: Apr 01, 2006
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781423311461
Narrator/s: Mel Foster
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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Description

Israel's most lauded contemporary writer retells the story of Samson, one of the most tempestuous, charismatic, and colorful characters in the Bible, and follows the tortured journey of a single, lonely, and turbulent soul. Unabridged. 3 CDs.

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Author(s): David Grossman

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eBook
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Author(s): David Grossman
Product Number EB00668391
Released: Apr 26, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Grove Atlantic
ISBN: #9780802197719

Professional reviews

"This is the story of Samson as told in the Old Testament. Grossman goes farther than the Bible itself by bringing in the commentary of the Talmud and the explications of later rabbis. So we learn of the birth of Samson and his relationship with his parents. Grossman focuses mostly on Samson's self-destructive relationships with women and the Philistines. Mel Foster narrates this audiobook in even tones that reflect Grossman's serious approach to the text. Foster twists his tongue expertly around the Hebrew words, adding credibility to Grossman's analysis of Samson's conflicted character. M.B.K. (c) AudioFile 2006, Portland, Maine"

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