The Kingdom of the Wicked

Scope and Content

This series contains a draft of the novel.

See also AB/ARCH/A/ANN: A.D. (Anno Domini)

Administrative / Biographical History

Published in 1985, The Kingdom of the Wicked is a novel by Burgess, based on his scripts for the television series A.D. It tells the story of the birth of Christianity and its interaction with the Roman Empire, starting immediately after the crucifixion of Jesus and continuing to the destruction of Pompeii.