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Fallen by David Maine

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From the internationally acclaimed author of "The Preservationist "comes a provocative retelling of the story of Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel: a novel that gives new meaning to the words "temptation," "rivalry," and "murder."Their expulsion from the Garden is only the beginning: Eve and Adam have to find their way past recriminations and bitterness, to construct a new life together in a harsh land. But the challenges are many for the world's first family. Among their children are Cain and Abel, and soon they must discover how to be parents to one son who is everything they could hope for, and another who is sullen, difficult, and rife with insecurities and jealousies. In the background, always, is the incomprehensibility of God's motives as He watches over their faltering attempts to build a life. In "Fallen, " David Maine has drawn a convincing, wryly observant, and enthralling portrait of a family--one driven (and riven) by passions, irrationality, and love. The result is an intimate, in-depth story of brothers, a husband, and a wife--people whose struggles are both completely familiar and yet utterly original.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780312328504
ISBN-10: 0312328508
Format: Paperback / softback
(216mm x 140mm x 20mm)
Imprint: St Martin's Press
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Country of Publication: United States

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Flood by David Maine Flood, Paperback (March 2014)

For when Noe orders his sons to build an ark, he can't tell them where the wood will come from, just that God will provide. When he sends his daughter-in-law out to gather the animals, he can offer no directions, money, or protection. But once the rain starts, they all come to realise that the harshest test of their faith is just beginning.

Monster, 1959 by David Maine Monster, 1959, Paperback (January 2009)

K lives on an island in the South Pacific. Natives worship him, girls are sacrificed to him, legends surround him. A pleasurable life indeed! Until a new kind of creature is left as sacrifice - and those who came with her want her back. They want K too, all forty feet of him, with his claws and fangs and butterfly wings.

Fallen by David Maine Fallen, Paperback (February 2007)

Beginning with the murder of Abel by his brother, this book rewinds through fury and jealousy, lust and despair, right back to the bite from the apple and mankind's first taste of shame. But, what drove Cain to do the unthinkable?

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Author Biography - David Maine

David Maine was born in 1963 and grew up in Farmington, Connecticut. He attended Oberlin College and the University of Arizona, and has worked in the mental health systems of Massachusetts and Arizona. He has taught English in Morocco and Pakistan, and since 1998 has lived in Lahore, Pakistan, with his wife, novelist Uzma Aslam Khan.

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