Not the End of the World
Publish date: March 31st 2005
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Pages no: 174
Edition language: English
Wonderfully descriptive language is the best (or worst, depending on what is described) part of this creative but flawed retelling of the biblical tale of Noah and the Ark. As an adult, this is an interesting re-imagining that doesn't shy away from the gruesome, the brutal, or the smelly. As a child...
This sounds like a really cute story right? Simple little book, no more than 200 pages, perfect for a lazy afternoon with you grab a giant bag of cheese puffs and try and keep the cheese dust away from the pages. Well... I'd put the cheese puffs down because if you eat while reading this book, you'r...
Okay... I had a lot of issues with this book. It wasn't a bad book but neither was it the best I've ever read. I didn't like some of the messages contained in the book then again... I never really do when it comes to religion type books such as these. I was trying to look at it from a out source typ...
I'd never thought about exactly how creepy the Noah's Ark story really was until I read this excellent feminist (anti-patriarchal) retelling.
I think a former Bolen's co-worker recommended this to me via e-mail.