The name “Judas” has entered languages as a synonym of “traitor”. But was Judas Iscariot really a traitor? For the case of Judas as a loyal and faithful follower of Jesus read “Reluctant Messiah”.
“Soaring with Cockatoos” presents a searing picture of the European invasion in 19th century Western Australia. A gallant attempt by a tribe to protest its land is seen as an act of savagery by most whites. However, there were some Europeans who understood the situation.
How could 19th century Europeans with no experience of Melanesian languages communicate with Stone Age people? That is but one element in the epic drama of the Russian scientist Maklin in the novel “Fatal Empires”.
1968! The year when the author and so many of his contemporaries thought idealistic youth could change the world, on both sides of the Iron Curtain. “Winter 1968” gives us a picture of prosperous Germany barely two decades after WWII — its good and shady sides.
“The Photoalbum” (2 volumes) portrays the fate of the members of an Australian family over three generations. Their lives are all individual, but of course national and world events form the background.
The healings achieved by Jesus (and many others) are usually regarded as fables by modern people. But the natural abilities of some people are still very much alive today. They are explained in “Reluctant Messiah”.
In contrast to my historical novels, “God Has No Church” is an adventure story with modern technology. It also reflects the evil practices of corporations that put profit above the happiness of people living in harmony with their environment.