The Gospel According to Jesus Christ" has been published in the Ukraine, publishing house Folio announced this week.
This is the first work by the Portuguese Nobel Prize winning writer to be translated into the Ukrainian language.
"The Gospel According to Jesus Christ", a retelling of the New Testament, is one of Saramago’s most controversial books. It was heavily criticized by some Catholic readers after being published in Portugal, in 1991.
The book was translated by Victor Shovkun, who has also produced Ukrainian versions of works by Albert Camus, Jorge Luis Borges, Miguel de Unamuno and Paulo Coelho, among others.