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The Man of Legends eBook ´ Audio CD ¾ [PDF / Epub] ☄ The Man of Legends ✓ Join or create book clubs – Eyltransferservices.co.uk Johnson takes a big gamble by telling such a complex tale invoking every genre imaginable while juggling distinct and deep characterizations The bet pays off resulting in a story that will be populaJohnson takes a big gamble by telling such a complex tale invoking every genre imaginable while juggling distinct and deep characterizations The bet pays off resulting in a story that will be popular with book clubs and fun to discuss Associated PressNew York City New Years weekend 2001 Jillian Guthrie a troubled young journalist stumbles onto a tantalizing mystery the same man unaged stands alongside Ulysses S Grant Theodore Roosevelt and Gandhi in three different photographs spanning eighty five years of historyIn another part of town Willan enigmatic thirty three year old of immense charm wit and intelligencelooks forward to the new year with hope and trepidation Haunted by his secret past and shadowed by a dangerous stranger he finds himself the object of an intense manhunt spearheaded by an ambitious Vatican emissary and an elderly former UN envoy named HannaDuring the next forty eight hours a catastrophic event unites Will Jillian and Hannaand puts them in the crosshairs of a centuries old international conspiracy Together the three must unravel an ancient curse that stretches back two millennia and beyond and face a primal evil that threatens their lives and thousands Award winning science fiction mastermind Kenneth Johnson blends epic adventure romance and evocative drama into an intense supernatural thriller rooted in one of the great untold legends of human history I chose this as my Kindle First book for July; as it was free I stepped outside of my usual genre preference and I'm very glad I did It's uite grippingThe basic premise here is a man 'cursed' by God to live forever contains its own mystery who is he and why was he so cursed The answers to this slowly become clear and are both clever and heartbreaking A second layer is added to the story by the increasing sense of urgency developed by the Catholic Church's hunt for our man of mystery the priest charged with this task never than a few days behind and now literally right at his bedsideThis is a good story gently told It delivers everything the reader reuires and vitally the ending we crave

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Johnson takes a big gamble by telling such a complex tale invoking every genre imaginable while juggling distinct and deep characterizations The bet pays off resulting in a story that will be popular with book clubs and fun to discuss Associated PressNew York City New Years weekend 2001 Jillian Guthrie a troubled young journalist stumbles onto a tantalizing mystery the same man unaged stands alongside Ulysses S Grant Theodore Roosevelt and Gandhi in three different photographs spanning eighty five years of historyIn another part of town Willan enigmatic thirty three year old of immense charm wit and intelligencelooks forward to the new year with hope and trepidation Haunted by his secret past and shadowed by a dangerous stranger he finds himself the object of an intense manhunt spearheaded by an ambitious Vatican emissary and an elderly former UN envoy named HannaDuring the next forty eight hours a catastrophic event unites Will Jillian and Hannaand puts them in the crosshairs of a centuries old international conspiracy Together the three must unravel an ancient curse that stretches back two millennia and beyond and face a primal evil that threatens their lives and thousands Award winning science fiction mastermind Kenneth Johnson blends epic adventure romance and evocative drama into an intense supernatural thriller rooted in one of the great untold legends of human history A great premiseIt was intriguing the writing grabbed me and pulled me through the first 150 pages Who or what was Will? I changed my mind a couple of timesThen the story meandered; it seemed lostIt peaked in a strong seuence and slid home300 rather than 420 pages would have made for a tighter book

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The Man of LegendsJohnson takes a big gamble by telling such a complex tale invoking every genre imaginable while juggling distinct and deep characterizations The bet pays off resulting in a story that will be popular with book clubs and fun to discuss Associated PressNew York City New Years weekend 2001 Jillian Guthrie a troubled young journalist stumbles onto a tantalizing mystery the same man unaged stands alongside Ulysses S Grant Theodore Roosevelt and Gandhi in three different photographs spanning eighty five years of historyIn another part of town Willan enigmatic thirty three year old of immense charm wit and intelligencelooks forward to the new year with hope and trepidation Haunted by his secret past and shadowed by a dangerous stranger he finds himself the object of an intense manhunt spearheaded by an ambitious Vatican emissary and an elderly former UN envoy named HannaDuring the next forty eight hours a catastrophic event unites Will Jillian and Hannaand puts them in the crosshairs of a centuries old international conspiracy Together the three must unravel an ancient curse that stretches back two millennia and beyond and face a primal evil that threatens their lives and thousands Award winning science fiction mastermind Kenneth Johnson blends epic adventure romance and evocative drama into an intense supernatural thriller rooted in one of the great untold legends of human history S L Brent wrote a helpful review here on that gave this book 3 stars He said that this book had a great premise was intriguing and had writing that grabbed him and kept him reading but that the story meandered and seemed lost Great review BrentI absolutely agree with all of these things except that I am not so forgiving with my stars This book dragged on to the point where I found a review that summed up the last 100 pages so I didn't have to botherAlso there were too many characters almost to the point of confusion I'd just get interested in a character and then poof They were gone for 50 pages I liked some of these characters and hated others I liked the budding artist but disliked the reporter Plus I do not believe that a priest could be such a caricature of evil And I'm not even Catholic Or religiousI will probably try another book by this author because he sure can write He writes so well that I have remembered this book for almost a year so you know it had to be well written But it was SUCH a disappointment after the great beginning