Ben-Hur, A Tale of the Christ

Ben-Hur, A Tale of the Christ

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As one of the bestselling stories of all time, Lew Wallace's Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ has captivated and enthralled millions around the world--both in print and on the big screen. Now Lew's great-great-granddaughter has taken the old-fashioned prose of this classic novel and breathed new life into it for today's audience.Coming to theaters in August 2016 as Ben-Hur , a major motion picture from MGM and Paramount studios, the story follows Judah Ben-Hur, a Jewish nobleman whose childhood friend Messala betrays him. Accused of trying to murder the new Roman governor in Jerusalem, Judah is sentenced to the galley ships and vows to seek revenge against the Romans and Messala. But a chance encounter with a carpenter from Nazareth sets Judah on a different path.Rediscover the intrigue, romance, and tragedy in this thrilling adventure.Also included: the inspiring story-behind-the-story of Lew Wallace--Indiana lawyer, author, and Civil War general.
Publisher: Carol Stream, Ill. : Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., ©2016.
ISBN: 9781496411051
Characteristics: x, 409 pages, 8 leaves of plates :,illustrations ;,24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Wallace, Lew 1827-1905.


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May 22, 2017

The story of Ben-Hur was awesome! This book has been rewritten by the author's great- great granddaughter so it's easier to read.
I highly recommend it.

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