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A TYRANNY OF GOD

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A TYRANNY OF GOD is a story about obsession and the triumph of love over the ruthless machinations of fate.

On a stormy night in October 1943, a small frightened boy flees the Gestapo as they round up the Jews of the Roman ghetto.

Plucked from the dragnet by an aged priest and his two perverse assistants, the child is sheltered in the rectory of a nearby church where a
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Kindle Edition, 508 pages
Published September 21st 2016
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K.T. McColl
Mar 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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A Tyranny of God is a remarkable accomplishment. Covering over five decades, it lays bare the terrible brutality of the Second World War, its lingering consequences, and the breathtaking mendacity of the RC Church in enabling it all.

In the novel, the reader follows the life of Adam Di Domenico, a Jewish boy adopted into the Church towards the end of the war, later becoming a priest, his heritage hidden. Through Adam, the reader is drawn into a world of political duplicity and deceit, which is
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Leonora Davalo
Jul 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I read this book on Wattpad and loved it. The writing is beautiful and the characters engaging. A dark and rather gothic story that sucked me right in. You need to stick with it through the first part that has a lot of religious background because the protagonist is a little orphan boy who hides inside a church in Rome during the German occupation then later he becomes a priest. The action ramps up when he gets exiled to Canada and hooks up with a nun for some hot sex. I won't give away any ...more
Wai Wai
Jul 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I thought I was watching a movie with a great plot and multiple climaxes coming one after another. It was like riding on a roller coaster. Before you surf downward, you are excited already with the details preparing for the big surf, then you are taken from peak to peak and you don't want the ride to stop.

This novel reveals the truth about the Catholic church business. It is like the Holocaust where you know about it but you don't want to talk about it. I have to take my hat off to the writer,
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Outlander333
Mar 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This is an interesting story from a historical standpoint. I wasn't sure if I was reading historical fact or fiction, it's so well told from an insider's POV, the omnipresent fly on the wall. A lot of attention to character development and detail here. An excellent and engrossingly read.
Wai Wai
Mar 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I thought I was watching a movie with a great plot and multiple climaxes coming one after another. It was like riding on a roller coaster. Before you surf downward, you are excited already with the details preparing for the big surf, then you are taken from peak to peak and you don't want the ride to stop.

This novel reveals the truth about the Catholic church business. It is like the Holocaust where you know about it but you don't want to talk about it. I have to take my hat off to the writer,
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