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Book Review - Jesus and Magdalene by João Cerqueira

Our Beck Valley Book Review - Jesus and Magdalene by João Cerqueira
"Another masterpiece from a very humorous and satirical writer who will be very popular and in my opinion is the new version of our British writer Tom Sharpe. 

The authors reincarnation of Jesus in modern day life and the trials and tribulations he would face and how he would deal with them is first rate. The novel starts off with Mary and the 12 disciples (apostles) fighting against gm crops and trying to influence the local church and people not to use them. Head of the group is Judas who wants full on direct action and then along comes Jesus with his pacifism.

Using study and teachings from the bible the novelist brings them to life in our modern day lives and gives us a timely reminder of how change no matter what it is can have a devastating effect not just now but for future generations as well.

As a politician recently stated a lot can be learnt from humour and puts the mind in a more relaxed state to comprehend the full consequences of any actions that are implemented. This is what I believe the author is trying to achieve.

A strong message that also comes across is which is the right path to follow to achieve your goal or influence people to believe in your idea/concept, do you use aggression (Judas character ) or pacifism (Jesus character ). Very nature of the rudimental teachings of the holy book.

This novel and storyline along with the characters portraits would not be possible without the author’s immense knowledge and research into the bible. Being a Christian at no point in this storyline was I offended, I really believe through the humour the writer has given us a timely reminder of what virtues are important today."

Read more on the #book and author here...
https://beckvalleybooks.blogspot.co.uk/2017/05/book-review-jesus-and-magdalene-by-joao.html

Book Description
Jesus returns to earth and meets activist Magdalene who is fighting for a better world. He find an extremist ecological group, which is plotting to destroy a maize plantation it believes to be genetically modified. Then, he observes the rise up against a tourist development that is to be built in a forest reserve. Finally, he witnesses an armed conflict between blacks and gypsies. However, although he limits himself to accompanying Magdalene attempting only to pacify those on bad terms, even then Jesus is unable to escape the fury of mankind. And only a conman will recognize him. Using humor, Jesus and Magdalene broaches recent phenomena of social and political conflict.

Silver medal in the 2017 Feathered Quill Book Awards 
Siliver medal in the 2017 Independent Press Awards 
Silver Medal in the 2017 New Aple Book Awards 
Silver medal in the 2016 Hungry Monster Review 
Silver medal in the 2015 Latino Book Award 
Finalist in the 2017 Independent Book Awards 
Finalist in the 2017 Chanticleer Book Awards 
Book of the year 2016 for Latina Book Club

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