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EU Book Club | The Gospel According to Lazarus by Richard Zimler


Date: October 30 2021
Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location: Online (Zoom)
Price: Free


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Organized by the Consulate General of Portugal in Vancouver, the next meeting with the European Book Club will focus on the novel The Gospel According to Lazarus, by Richard Zimler. 

The BookThe Gospel According to Lazarus


The Gospel According to Lazarus, by Richard Zimler (2019)

Richard Zimler’s most recent novel has been described as a ‘biblical thriller.’ In it, he imagines the details of Jesus’ friendship with Lazarus, and retells the story of the Passion from Lazarus’ point of view.

In this masterful work of historical fiction, Zimler takes a well-known bible story and turns it into a readable novel that you won’t be able to put down.

The author | Richard Zimler


Richard Zimler is an American-Portuguese best-selling author whose novels have been published in 23 languages. Zimler has also written children’s books, stories and articles. His work has received numerous awards in France, Portugal, and the United States, and five of his novels have been nominated for the International Dublin Literary Award.

Zimler was born in New York and lives with his husband, Alexandre Quintanilha, in Portugal.


The moderator | Esmeralda Cabral 


Esmeralda Cabral was born in the Azores, Portugal and now lives in Vancouver. She writes creative nonfiction and is the founder and host of Palavras: A Reading Series about Portugal and the Portuguese.


Where to find the book


Vancouver Public Library, and other major libraries; also available on order from your favourite independent bookstore, or from Indigo or Amazon.


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