Lion's Honey

The Myth of Samson

David Grossman

He is walking along with his parents, tears a lion limb from limb with his bare hands, and says nothing. Why is he silent?
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The Myth of Samson retold unabridged on audio

In exhilarating and lucid prose, Grossman gives us a provocative new take on the story of Samson: his battle with the lion, the three hundred burning foxes, the women he bedded, the one he loved and who betrayed him and the destruction of the temple. It reveals the journey of a lonely and tortured soul, whose search for a true home echoes our own private struggles.

“Extraordinary, ground-breaking, empowering.”

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“His journey takes us to the heart of ourselves, in this millennia-old creation of a man like Oedipus whose tragedy was that his own predestined story was too big for his soul to bear.”
the Independent

“One of contemporary literature’s most versatile and absorbing writers.”
san Francisco Chronicle

David Grossman

David Grossman is the author of nine internationally acclaimed novels and a number of children’s books. Grossman has been presented with numerous awards including the Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (France), and he won the International Man Booker Prize with A Horse Walks into a Bar. He lives with his wife and children in a suburb of Jerusalem.

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