What would a journey in the Ark resemble nowadays? What kind of cataclysm could threaten a repressed homosexual, bank clerk and father?Would it be a journey of escape, a delusion or an act of self-knowledge?The adventure of a present-day Noah.Noah is a bank clerk, the father of a family, and a repressed homosexual, married to a sweet woman who is pleased that her husband doesn’t go with other women. One day he decides to resign from the bank, build an ark ‘like a goose neck’ and to set sail as the rain begins to fall.His children and numerous pairs of birds and animals embark with him on a voyage of escape, creation and self-knowledge for both hero and writer.This new novel by Menis Koumandareas takes its inspiration from the biblical flood and its hero Noah. Many of its symbols and chapter titles come from the Old Testament.Fantasy and reality intertwine in this allegorical novel. Noah has to face passion, guilt and divine justice before he finds love.