Job: A Comedy of Justice

Job: A Comedy of Justice
Publication date:1984.09
Genre:Science fiction novel
Preceded by:Friday
Followed by:The Cat Who Walks Through Walls
Wikipedia page

“Job: A Comedy of Justice” is a novel by Robert A. Heinlein published by “Del Rey Books” in September 1984. The title is a reference to the biblical Book of Job and James Branch Cabell’s book Jurgen, A Comedy of Justice. It won the “Locus Award” for Best Fantasy Novel in 1985 and was nominated for the “Nebula Award” for Best Novel in 1984, and the “Hugo Award” for Best Novel in 1985.

Exposition

After he firewalked in Polynesia, the world wasn’t the same for Alexander Hergensheimer, now called Alec Graham. As natural accidents occurred without cease, Alex knew Armageddon and the Day of Judgement were near. Somehow he had to bring his beloved heathen, Margrethe, to a state of grace, and, while he was at it, save the rest of the world…

Alternative covers

Job: A Comedy of JusticeJob: A Comedy of JusticeJob: A Comedy of JusticeJob: A Comedy of Justice