Format:Kindle EditionA Peek at Bathsheba instantly delivered me to some time back in the B.Cs. The setting a remote arid outpost in Galilee.
The wannabe king, David slayer of Goliath actually pulled it off. Leader of twelve tribes, the new king now requires a suitable dwelling befitting his exalted status.
So in between warring and empire building, King David the actor stroke poet also composes theatrical speeches, dabbles in selecting soft furnishings and spends much time womanising. David is vain but as an artist he can be forgiven such flaws.
With all the complexities of a regal life, power struggles, love and jealousies as well as keeping his audience happy, David is very vocal in how he perceives things.
He knows that history is written be the victors but how will Nathan his scribe and man of God record this period in time? Favourably? Only time will tell.
This is book two in the epic that is The David Chronicles, I highly recommend reading book one. Whereas I myself am now eagerly awaiting book three and secretly wishing the series continues on and on, but I would because I’m a huge fan of Uvi Poznansky’s writing.
Here is one of my favourite lines …
— I hungered for her, perhaps because she belonged to another “The sweetest taste belongs to the stolen apple” —