The Hand that Signed the paper

Author(s): Helen Dale

Fiction

From the best-selling author of The Hand that Signed the Paper,
winner of the Miles Franklin Award, comes a sensational epic
novel.
Published in association with Ligature (www.ligatu.re)
784 ab urbe condita-31 AD. Jerusalem sits uneasily in a Roman Empire
that has seen an industrial revolution and now has cable news and fl ying
machines - and rites and morals that are strange and repellent to the
native people of Judaea.
A charismatic young leader is arrested after a riot in the Temple. He seems
to be a man of peace, but among his followers are Zealots and dagger-men
sworn to drive the Romans from the Holy Land.
As the city sinks into violence, the stage is set for a legal case that will
shape millennia - the trial of Yeshua Ben Yusuf. Intricately imagined and
ferociously executed, Kingdom of the Wicked is a stunning alternative
history and a story for our time.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Helen Dale is a Queenslander by birth and a Londoner by choice. She read
law at Oxford (where she was at Brasenose) and has previously worked as
a lawyer, political staffer, and advertising copywriter (among other things).
She became the youngest winner of Australia's Miles Franklin Award
with her fi rst novel, The Hand that Signed the Paper, leaving the country shortly after it caused a storm of controversy.

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Helen Dale has previously worked as a lawyer, political staffer, and advertising copywriter. She became the youngest winner of Australia's Miles Franklin Award with her first novel, The Hand that Signed the Paper, leaving the country shortly after it caused a storm of controversy.

General Fields

  • : 9781925642230
  • : Wilkinson Publishing
  • : Wilkinson Publishing
  • : October 2017
  • : 210mm X 140mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : 140