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The Testament of Gideon Mack

The Testament of Gideon Mack

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Published by Penguin Group UK in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL24286593M
ISBN 109780141902289
OCLC/WorldCa565989156

The Testament of Gideon Mack - Ebook written by James Robertson. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Testament of Gideon Mack/5(21). The Testament of Gideon Mack published by Hamish Hamilton, is available from all good bookstores in the real world and online. For another interview with James Robertson and notes on The Testament of Gideon Mack for reading groups visit The VP Book Club. Reviews Contact Us.

THE RECENT CONTROVERSY occasioned by the publication of that peculiar memoir The Testament of Gideon Mack by Dr James Robertson has resulted in a renewed interest in this website. was originally conceived as a digital gazetteer of Scotland, but this plan has been abandoned and the site has now been redesigned to concentrate entirely on the affair of the Reverend Gideon Mack.   Book Review: The Testament of Gideon Mack I picked this up for the first time a few weeks ago, alongside a hardback copy of James Robertson ‘s new work, To Be Continued There’s probably not a lot else to be said about this book that hasn’t been said .

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The Testament of Gideon Mack is the first book I have read by James Robertson, and I enjoyed it so much that I now feel eager to seek out his other novels.

It's imaginative, brilliantly written, evokes places and characters vividly, and is consistently smart and witty without ever becoming pretentious/5. James Robertson was born in Scotland in He is the author of several short story and poetry collections and has published the novels The Fanatic, Joseph Knight, and The Testament of Gideon Mack, among Knight won the Saltire Society Scottish Book of the Year and the Scottish Arts Council Book of the Year, and The Testament of Gideon Mack was longlisted for the Man Cited by: 4.

The Testament of Gideon Mack takes a multifaceted look at how religious belief manifests in our particular historical and cultural moment.

From Gideon’s own coldly angry father, for whom the Bible is the only book worth reading, and the self-righteously puffed-up Peter Macmurray to the contemptuously agnostic Miss Craigie and Gideon’s own.

The Testament of Gideon Mack by James Robertson pp, Hamish Hamilton, £ In James Robertson's latest novel, the protagonist, Gideon. The Testament of Gideon Mack was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, picked by Richard and Judy's Book Club, and shortlisted for the Saltire Book of the Year award, and And the Land Lay Still was the winner of the Saltire Book of the Year Award /5().

The testament of Gideon Mack is a hugely innovative story told from the point of view of the minister of a small Scottish town by the name of Monimaskit.

The story is from his point of view and tells the engrossing story of his life. I wont write another synopsis but would instead like to offer my opinion of the sheer brilliance of the /5(93).

The Testament of Gideon Mack takes a multifaceted look at how religious belief manifests in our particular historical and cultural moment. From Gideon’s own coldly angry father, for whom the Bible is the only book worth reading, and the self-righteously puffed-up Peter Macmurray to the contemptuously agnostic Miss Craigie and Gideon’s own Brand: Penguin Publishing Group.

The patience with which The Testament of Gideon Mack finally arrives at this supernatural interlude together with its delightful, vindictively Scottish characterization of the devil as a bored, naughty, beautiful, overgrown English schoolboy distinguishes the story as one of the finest instances of diabolical literature in the genre's long and.

The Testament of Gideon Mack is James Robertson's acclaimed novel exploring faith and belief. For Gideon Mack, faithless minister, unfaithful husband and troubled soul, the existence of God, let alone the Devil, is no more credible than that of ghosts or by: 4.

The Testament of Gideon Mack James Robertson, Author. Viking $ (p) ISBN Buy this book. Robertson offers in his absorbing American debut (two novels have been published. The Testament of Gideon Mack is James Robertson's acclaimed novel exploring faith and belief. For Gideon Mack, faithless minister, unfaithful husband and troubled soul, the existence of God, let More.

About The Testament of Gideon Mack. A critical success on both sides of the Atlantic, this darkly imaginative novel from Scottish author James Robertson takes a tantalizing trip into the spiritual by way of a haunting paranormal mystery. The testament of Gideon Mack is a hugely innovative story told from the point of view of the minister of a small Scottish town by the name of Monimaskit.

The story is from his point of view and tells the engrossing story of his life/5(75). The testament of Gideon Mack. [James Robertson] -- Mack is a minister who doesn't believe in God, the Devil or an afterlife.

One day he discovers a standing stone in the middle of a wood where previously there had been none. The testament of Gideon Mack is a hugely innovative story told from the point of view of the minister of a small Scottish town by the name of Monimaskit.

The story is from his point of view and tells the engrossing story of his life. I wont write another synopsis but would instead like to offer my opinion of the sheer brilliance of the /5(75).

The Testament of Gideon Mack was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, picked by Richard and Judy's Book Club, and shortlisted for the Saltire Book of the Year award, and And the Land Lay Still was the winner of the Saltire Book of the Year Award /5(4).

Read "The Testament of Gideon Mack" by James Robertson available from Rakuten Kobo. The Testament of Gideon Mack is James Robertson's acclaimed novel exploring faith and belief.

Book a book by an author under Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard (she's // Hunger Games meets The Selection meets Game of Thrones with a dash of X Men for good measure. James Robertson was born in Scotland in He is the author of several short story and poetry collections and has published the novels The Fanatic, Joseph Knight, and The Testament of Gideon Mack, among Knight won the Saltire Society Scottish Book of the Year and the Scottish Arts Council Book of the Year, and The Testament of Gideon Mack was longlisted for the Man /5(78).

For Gideon Mack, faithless minister, unfaithful husband, and troubled soul, the existence of God, let alone the Devil, is no more credible than that of ghosts or fairies - until the day he falls into a gorge and is rescued by someone who might just be Satan.

In what senses is Gideon Mack’s story a “testament”. Gideon’s father, James Mack, asserts that “stupidity is rife in this world, and its wellspring is the United States of America” (p. Get this from a library! The testament of Gideon Mack. [James Robertson] -- Gideon Mack, the son of a preacher who followed in his father's footsteps even though he does not believe in God, is ostracized after he returns three days after falling into a river and claims to.SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics.

This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of The Testament of Gideon Mack by James Robertson. Long-listed for the Man Booker prize, James Robertson’s novel The.Check out this great listen on A Richard and Judy Book Club Gideon Mack, faithless minister, unfaithful husband, and troubled soul, the existence of God, let alone the Devil, is no more credible than that of ghosts or fairies - until the day he falls into a gorge and is.