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by Geraldine Mccaughrean
Not the End of the World is a young adult novel by Geraldine McCaughrean. It retells the Biblical story of Noah's Ark. The main character is Noah's thirteen-year-old daughter, Timna.
Not the End of the World is a young adult novel by Geraldine McCaughrean. The story is also relayed from the points of view of the animals. The novel was first published in 2004 and was the winner of the 2004 Whitbread Children's Book Award.
This article is about Christopher Brookmyre's crime novel. For Geraldine McCaughrean's young adult novel, see Not the End of the World (young adult novel); for Kate Atkinson's book of short stories, see Not the End of the World (short story collection). Not the End of the World is Christopher Brookmyre's third novel, and the first not to feature Jack Parlabane, Christopher Brookmyre's most used character.
Geraldine McCaughrean. What was it really like when the heavens opened and the world drowned? Everyone knows the story of the Flood: The man called on by God to build an ark. The animals that came on board two by two. The.
Geraldine McCaughrean has taken one such narrative fable, Noah's flood, and told a different, darker, more imaginatively real . The sensory world engulfs us.
Geraldine McCaughrean has taken one such narrative fable, Noah's flood, and told a different, darker, more imaginatively real version of what this might have been like. Just as Grimm's fairy stories were prettified by Perrault, and Angela Carter unlayered a darker version of those stories, it is as if the Biblical version of those two by two animals and the sainted little family of Noah was an airbrushed story, without much real gristle and sinew, and McCaughrean has really imagined inside this story, and given a version which.
This adventure story asks what it was really like when the heavens opened and the world drowned - and what might have . Everyone knows the story of the Flood, the men God chose to survive, the animals that went in two by two.
This adventure story asks what it was really like when the heavens opened and the world drowned - and what might have happened in the days that followed. With a frighteningly zealous and single-minded Noah; Japheth and his young wife, Zillah, concerned for the welfare of the animals; the stowaway boy and baby found by Noah's daughter Timna; and the animals themselves, continuing to act as animals do, whatever their surroundings, this is an extremely compelling and at times very frightening story, beautifully written as ever by Geraldine McCaughrean. Geraldine McCaughrean. The inspiration for this book was the tradition of carved Jesse trees and stained glass windows used in medieval times to tell people Bible stories. Rusti is a Mongol warrior, fighting for the bloodthirsty Tamburlaine, Conqueror of the World. until he comes face-to-face with his first elephant. Kavi is the elephant's rider. Captured by the terrifying Mongol Horde, he fears for his life. Using her skills as a storyteller and her love of the Bible, the author has written a compelling story about the creation of a modern-day Jesse tree.
by Geraldine McCaughrean. Every teenager raised in a religious world, whether you're christian, jewish, or anything for that matter, should take a day to sit down and read this book
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Praise for Geraldine McCaughrean How can you write about a bunch of boys stranded for months on a lonely . Surely nothing but the end of the world can explain why they have been abandoned to endure storms, starvation and terror.
Praise for Geraldine McCaughrean How can you write about a bunch of boys stranded for months on a lonely sea stac and make it surprising, tragic, funny and page-turningly exciting? Geraldine. And how can they survive, housed in stone and imprisoned on every side by the ocean? For Ailsa and Andy, who introduced me to Kilda. Praise for geraldine mccaughrean.
What was it really like when the heavens opened and the world drowned?
Everyone knows the story of the Flood: The man called on by God to build an ark. The animals that came on board two by two. The rain that fell for forty days and forty nights.
But what about the rest of the story? What about Noah's wife and daughters-in-law? And what if there was a daughter as well? How would it feel to head into the unknown, with only each other and all those animals? What would it be like to turn away friends and neighbors struggling in the water? Could all of it really be part of God's Plan -- the hunger and pain and fear?
Carnegie Medalist Geraldine McCaughrean transforms the familiar story into a provocative new tale that is told through the voices of Noah's family, and even the animals. At the heart is a daughter who questions her father when no one else will.