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Roger's version [electronic resource] : A Novel. John Updike.

Updike, John. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780679645917 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, 2012.

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Summary, etc.: As Roger Lambert tells it, he, a middle-aged professor of divinity, is buttonholed in his office by Dale Kohler, an earnest young computer scientist who believes that quantifiable evidence of God's existence is irresistibly accumulating. The theological-scientific debate that ensues, and the wicked strategies that Roger employs to disembarrass Dale of his faith, form the substance of this novel--these and the current of erotic attraction that pulls Esther, Roger's much younger wife, away from him and into Dale's bed. The novel, a majestic allegory of faith and reason, ends also as a black comedy of revenge, for this is Roger's version--Roger Chillingworth's side of the triangle described by Hawthorne's Scarlet Letter--made new for a disbelieving age.
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Subject: Fiction.
Humor (Fiction).
Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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