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Anne Rice's Christ the Lord: The Road to Cana

February 16th, 2011

The Road to Cana is the second book in Anne Rice’s Christ the Lord series, her ambitious and masterful telling of the life of Christ. In this novel, we follow Jesus during a difficult winter in Judea, as he begins to claim his destiny. Based on extensive research into the Gospels, The Road to Cana is a passionate and beautiful rendering of a fascinating life.

Click here to read an excerpt, and click here to download a reading group guide.

“Hypnotic, incantatory…. Readers will be lured by the promise of simply rendered holiness.” —The New York Times

“Rice brings a liveliness and palpable joy to the material.” —Los Angeles Times