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Lion"s Honey The Myth of Samson (Myths series) by David Grossman

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Published by Knopf Canada .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology,
  • Social Science / Folklore & Mythology,
  • Fiction - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7695089M
ISBN 10067697421X
ISBN 109780676974218
OCLC/WorldCa65206085

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  "Lion's Honey, The Myth of Samson," is a careful examination of four chapters in the Book of Judges in the Old Testament, which are included at the beginning of his analysis. Grossman meticulously weighs each sentence, holds each to the light, seeing the nuance, what was said, what wasn't, who was there, who wasn't/5(29).   Buy a cheap copy of Lion's Honey: The Myth of Samson book by David Grossman. Israel’s most lauded contemporary writer retells the myth of Samson, one of the most tempestuous, charismatic, and colorful characters in the 5/5(5).   “In Lion’s Honey, David Grossman reaches beyond the calamitous events to conduct a sensitive examination of human motivation [And] the author does so in a most elegant style.” —The Times Literary Supplement (TLS) From the Publisher. Customer Reviews. Barnes & Noble Press. Publish your book with B&: Grove/Atlantic, Inc. Lion’s Honey The Myth of Samson by David Grossman Translated from Hebrew by Stuart Schoffman About The Book. Israel’s most lauded contemporary writer explores the myth of Samson, one of the most tempestuous, charismatic, and colorful characters in the Hebrew Bible.

Note that 'honey' is one of the things the land was supposed to be flowing with (along with milk) when Moses lead the people out of Egypt, and that a lion is a man-slayer, or representative of the dangers that Israel faced in Canaan. The lion might logically represent the wicked Philistines oppressing Israel, or the dangers that Samson (as. Written by David Grossman, Audiobook narrated by Mel Foster. Sign-in to download and listen to this audiobook today! First time visiting Audible? Get this book free when you sign up for a .