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The Book Of Genesis Illustrated

The Book Of Genesis Illustrated back

Robert Crumb


Page 45 Review by Stephen

"The eagerly awaited graphic work retells the first book of the Bible in a profoundly honest way. Peeling away the theological and scholarly interpretations, R. Crumb, using the actual text word for word, has imagined the Bible as it really was."

I read somewhere that originally Crumb was going to parody the Adam and Eve story, was then challenged to do the whole of Genesis, and ended up finding his raw material so bizarre that he couldn't sustain the satire. He just gave in and did it straight.

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