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The Story of B

The Story of B

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Written by Daniel QuinnAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Daniel Quinn

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
  • Publisher: Bantam
  • On Sale: November 3, 1997
  • Price: $18.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-553-37901-3 (0-553-37901-1)
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Continuing the visionary journey begun in Ishmael, The Story of B is a remarkable and provocative novel of intrigue involving the Antichrist and the hidden history of the world. It is a powerful synergy of suspense, religious inquiry, and visionary speculation. Spanning the intellectual landscape from biology and ecology to economics, sociology, and a variety of other fields, The Story of B begins with Jared Osborne, a priest of the Laurentians (an order under an ancient, covert mandate to stand watch against the coming of the Antichrist), being sent to Central Europe to investigate an itinerant preacher known to his followers only as B. When Father Osborne finally tracks B down, he is startled by the power and originality of his teachings. Pressed by his superiors for a judgment, Osborne is driven to penetrate B's inner circle, where he soon finds himself an anguished collaborator in the dismantling of his own religious foundations.