Review Of The Torn Veil By Gulshen Esther For July Book Club Meeting

Posted at 00:47am on 30th July 2010

I was asked if I would take this book on for Readers’ Group, and I have to say that, although I agreed, I wasn’t wildly enthusiastic. How wrong can you be! It was what someone once dubbed one of my earliest books: a one-bath-book. You don’t notice that the water’s getting cold because you can’t stop reading ‘til you get to the end!

This was certainly a compelling read. And – amazingly – despite the author’s experience of miracles that don’t chime with the world as you and I know it, I found all unbelief (or should that be disbelief?) was suspended. If we, in the West, knew a tenth of the faith, love and trust that this young Muslim woman knew on her conversion to Christianity, we would be rich indeed.

This Book Review, written by Mel Menzies, will be posted with others and may be accessed here Book Reviews, Questions & Discussion Summaries For Book Clubs. An article giving the Book Club Questions and Discussion Summary will follow in a few days. As always, these may be used as a resource for other Readers' Groups.

Your Comments:

Post a comment:

No HTML allowed. Web URLs will be auto-linked. Please stand by your comments; anonymous posting is permitted but not encouraged. Your email address will not be published, nor will it be distributed. Comments are moderated, and will not appear on this weblog until the editor has approved them. They may also be removed without notice or explanation.

Related Posts

Posts on related themes:
» Dairy

My Latest Book

A Painful Post Mortem

Available in Paperback
and now on Kindle
Buy Your Copy

Find the Real You...

Start Now
Take a FREE
Personality Test

An Interview with Tom Wright

I had the pleasure of interviewing Tom Wright at the CRT Retreat. Have a listen!

Recently On Twitter

Marked as to-read: Losing Face by Annie Try http://t.co/ewSJ1OFQ5t
tweeted by MelMenzies
on 30th June at 01:35
Older Ladies Love Song http://t.co/N5GZO1OLkZ
tweeted by MelMenzies
on 26th June at 19:05
RT @MelMenzies: Answering these 11 questions will help you craft the perfect pitch for your novel. http://t.co/0y1V7Nz58j via @RachelleGard
tweeted by SueHarrison1
on 31st May at 19:22
Follow Me on Twitter

Who's online?