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Under Tiberius

By Nick Tosches
Narrated by Jonathan Davis / 10 hours 18 minutes

A work of dangerous and haunting beauty by America's last real literary outlaw.

Under Tiberius is a thrilling story of crime and deceit involving the man who came to be called Jesus Christ. Deep in the recesses of the Vatican, Nick Tosches unearths a first-century memoir by Gaius Fulvius Falconius, foremost speechwriter for Emperor Tiberius. The codex is profound, proof of the existence of a Messiah who was anything but the one we've known -- a shabby and licentious thief.

After encountering him in the streets of Judea, Gaius becomes spin doctor to Jesus, and the pair schemes to accrue untold riches by convincing the masses that Jesus is the Son of God. As their marriage of truth and lies is consummated, friendship and wary respect develop between these two grifters. Outrageous and disturbing, Under Tiberius is as black as the ravishing night, shot through with fierce and brilliant light.

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Author
Narrator Jonathan Davis
ISBN 9781478900382
Length 10 hours 18 minutes
Language English
Publisher Hachette Audio
Publication date
Edition Unabridged
Genres Fiction & Literature, Religion & Historical Fiction
Libro.fm rank #186,200 Overall
Genre rank #5,427 in Historical Fiction