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Behold the Man by Michael Moorcock
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Aug 17, 2007

did not like it
bookshelves: alternate-history, sci-fi, society, tripe, religion, politics, philosophy, mythology, secret-history

This felt like a childish attempt to do what Kazantzakis and Graves did far better. I love many of Moorcock's books, but this one was hamfisted, pedantic and hopelessly adolescent in its approach to what could have been a very fascinating story. It felt less like a real literary work and more like a teenager's attempt to vent his spleen, the sort of thing you can imagine a youth scribbling furiously in his binder and then leaning back to admire with a smug, self-satisfied smirk because he believes himself (erroneously) to be the next Nietzche.
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