(From the publisher):
He saw his mother burned at the stake.
This soul-searing experience changed an innocent young Roman into a pleasure-seeking hedonist lusting for flesh. Yet, there was something abou the new religion that obsessed him. What was it that made Christian martyrs go to their deaths with a smile on their lips?...
Christ had preached love; only through love could man be re-born. So it was that Damon set out in search of the answers to puzzling riddles about love and lust, the spirit and the flesh, barbarian pantheism and gentle Christianity...
Original title: A Goat for Azazel
Genre: Fiction→ Historical→ Ancient World (Greece, Rome, etc)