About this Item: Peoples Book Club, Chicago, 1952. The plot is quite interesting and I would love to have seen where it was going, but I don't want to listen to unBiblical concepts presented without dispute. As a slave he survives by working as an artist and silversmith. He loved animals and could not even kill a bug but he also loved bridge, and he did not extend the same policy to his partners. The story takes place in Israel and in Rome. Jacket has a sunned spine, minor edge wear, tears, and chips. In order to win Callina's love, Marcus must come to understand the true meaning of her religion, even as Rome sinks under the excesses of Nero and Christians are thrown to the lions.
It is the electrifying story of an idealistic young Catholic rebel and the valiant and beautiful Protestant girl who defied her heritage to join his cause. Research-wise, Basil is a very Byzantine name for a pre-Christian Hellene. The book was on the New York Times Best Seller List from September 7, 1952 to October 25, 1953 for a total of 64 weeks. Reprints Permabooks P284 S with a new cover and shorter in size. He was white-haired by the time he began to write novels. It would be one thing if when Basil prayed to an angel and believed his prayer was answered by that angel and Luke, the Gospel writer, corrected his mistake.
His most popular novel was 1945 , centred in the time and actions of also known as Bayan of the Hundred Eyes. The subject is an illusive one that has been approached tentatively through the centuries -- the mystery of the holy grail. They forged economic dynasties, built mansions and estates, assembled libraries, endowed charities, and advised a German kaiser and two American presidents. The story is told with Mr. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting.
His marriage, as Joseph lay dying, to Joseph's granddaughter, Deborra, to save for the Christians some of Joseph's wealth; their escape from the predatory Aaron and zealots who sought to strangle the new faith; the mad ride across the desert; the verdict of the courts -- all these make a rich tale of adventure. Here at FadedPage and our companion site , we pride ourselves on producing the best ebooks you can find. The book was a selection of the Literary Guild with a first printing of 650,000 copies and sold over two million copies in its first year. Blue covers with maps on the inside covers, bands on spine with silver lettering, 503 pages. Also published in 1952: Ralph Ellison - Invisible Man Edna Ferber - Giant Ernest Hemingway - The Old Man and the Sea Flannery O'Connor - Wise Blood John Steinbeck - East of Eden Kurt Vonnegut - Player Piano E. Basil is called to design the case which will hold the silver cup that Christ and His disciples drank from at the Last Supper, and plans to sculpt their likenesses upon it. In his attempt to capture the ancient world, Costain, like Lloyd C.
He was described as a handsome, tall, broad-shouldered man with a pink and white complexion, clear blue eyes, and a slight Canadian accent. A good copy with a tight and square binding. If you like historical fiction and stories of ancient times you will enjoy this book. And the author has Paul endorsing a graven image of Christ, himself, and the other disciples. . The dramatic plot, compelling characters, and spiritual depth of The Silver Chalice made it one of the most popular historical novels of the twentieth century.
Please tell us about any errors you have found in this book, or in the information on this page about this book. An exciting and inspirational story about the Cup used by Jesus at the Last Supper with His Disciples. Blue hardcover, 533 pages in very good condition, some wear on spine top edge, faint fading to spine. Bright jacket has chipping at spine and flap fold ends and rubbing on spine and flap folds. And if I remember correctly, he has a uncle named Denis, which is not even Greek; it's French and medieval! In 1910, he married Ida Spragge and was hired as an editor by the Maclean Publishing Company.
He was white-haired by the time he began to write novels. The book is not actively terrible, but it's not great either. About this Item: Permabooks M-5003, dated January 1956. Costain noted in his foreword that he initially intended the book to be about Bayan and , but became caught up in the legend of 's parents: an English knight married to an Eastern girl. Instead, he endorses the young man's views and prayers! He meets Paul and the apostle Peter and the story was lots of suspense as the zealots try to destroy the chalice and Simon Magus the magician try to destroy the story of Jesus. The epic novel of the Cup of the Las Supper, the artist who made it those who protected it; one of the truly great Bible-based novels of the 2oth century. Johnson Community Centre 2002 in Brantford are named in his honour.
About this Item: Garden City:Doubleday , 1952. From New Zealand to U. Pages: clean, bright, tight, blue topstain, decorative eps, f. It is in effect a prequel to the Arthurian Legend, where the search for the Holy Grail plays a conspicuous part. Before graduating from high school he had written four novels, one of which was a 70,000 word romance about Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange.