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Now a major new series on Disney+ starring Andrew Garfield

Brothers Ron and Dan Lafferty insist they were commanded to kill by God. In Under the Banner of Heaven, Jon Krakauer's investigation is a meticulously researched, bone-chilling narrative of polygamy, savage violence and unyielding faith: an incisive look inside isolated Mormon Fundamentalist communities in America, this gripping work of non-fiction illuminates an otherwise confounding realm of human behaviour.

©2022 Jon Krakauer (P)2022 Penguin Random House LLC

Critic reviews

"Excellent...a lucid, judicious, even sympathetic account not just of Mormon Fundamentalism but of the seductive power of fanaticism in general." (Daily Telegraph

"Remarkable...for anyone interested in the wilder frontiers of spiritual conviction, this book is a must." (Independent)

"A provocative look at the twisted roots of American fundamentalism." (Will Self, Evening Standard Books of the Year)

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