In her powerful new novel, Naomi Alderman (author of 'Disobedience' and 'The Lessons') conjures the world of Roman-occupied Judea and the fate of a charismatic Jewish preacher named Yehoshuah.
A year after Yehoshuah's death, four people tell their stories - his mother, Miryam; his former friend and follower Iehuda of Qeriot; the High Priest at the great Temple in Jerusalem, Caiaphas and the rebel, Bar-Avo.
In today's episode, Bar-Avo journeys around Judea, gathering followers for his rebel army.
Read by Hugo Speer
Abridged by Sally Marmion
Produced by Emma Harding.
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