By Robert Stone

ISBN-10: 0395665698

ISBN-13: 9780395665695

With hovering imaginative and prescient and profound intelligence, Robert Stone has written a harrowing, breathtaking novel approximately our determined seek, at any cost, for the comfort of redemption - and in regards to the those who find themselves all too keen to supply it. A violent war of words within the Gaza Strip, a mind-altering pilgrimage, a race via riot-filled Jerusalem streets, a cat-and-mouse video game in an underground maze, a determined try and hinder a bomb from detonating underneath the Temple Mount - Damascus Gate is a thrilling trip throughout the ethical and spiritual ambiguities that hang-out the holiest of towns and its seekers, cynics, hustlers, and madmen. Set in Jerusalem, the place violence, ecstasy, heresy, and salvation are all to be came across, Damascus Gate is at the same time the tale of a man's look for fact - or a few model of it - and the tale of a urban the place sanity is casually traded for religion.

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They are exactly the same as everyone else, and worse yet, they are trapped in it, entirely engulfed—this is their life. They chew. They cut their meat. Paul eats heartily while Elaine eats dutifully. They eat their vegetables and listen as the Nielsons talk. MUSIC FOR TORCHING “If I start now, by Thanksgiving I’ll be good enough to compete,” Mary says, going on about skating lessons. “Joy Reckling did it. She took lessons, and now she skates all over the place. ” “You’ll skate even better,” George says.

35 “Let’s go upstairs and leave the big things to the boys,” Pat says. “They sure knew how to build ’em,” Paul says, showing George the hole in the dining room wall. ” “Smoke damage,” Elaine says, opening the closet doors. ” “Spring cleaning,” Pat says, opening windows. “Make the best of the worst. Make two piles—one to go to the dry cleaner and one to give away. Remember, tax deductions for donations. ” “Give it away,” Elaine says in a sudden burst of enthusiasm. ” She begins pulling things out of the closets and throwing them onto the king-size bed.

What is it, Paul wants to know, a report or a confession? He wants to know but doesn’t ask. “Again,” the cop says, handing Elaine his card, “I’m sorry about the house. ” Paul asks when the cop takes off. “Community service,” Elaine says. She and Paul get back into the car, they roll up the windows and lock the doors. Elaine turns off the duck. They tilt the seats back and close their eyes. Elaine dreams that she is on a plane. She is on a plane at night, she is alone, she is happy, she is going, going, gone.

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