From the author of The Power, winner of the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2017
IT BEGINS AND ENDS WITH A SACRIFICE...
It was a time of brutal tyranny and occupation. Young men and women took to the streets to protest. Dictators put them down with iron force. Rumours spread. Rebels attacked the greatest empire the world had ever known. The empire gathered its forces to make those rebels pay.
And in the midst of all of that, one preacher by the name of Jesus died. And either something miraculous happened or someone lied.
This is the truth according to The Liars' Gospel.
Naomi Alderman is the author of four novels. In 2006 she won the Orange Award for New Writers and in 2007 she was named Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year, as well as being selected as one of Waterstones' 25 Writers for the Future. All of her novels have been broadcast on BBC Radio 4's Book at Bedtime. In 2013 she was selected for the prestigious Granta Best of Young British Writers. She lives in London.