alone as a story that not only stretches and boggles
even the most imaginative reader, it sucks you into
a world in which you until the very end leaves you guessing
what the conclusion will be.
main character Anthony Van Horne is an endearing character
that while his flaws are great and have affected a great
number of people, it is those flaws that make you want
to empathize with him. Anthony’s father is one
of the people in his life that has a knack for constantly
ridiculing, mocking, and giving him grief. Just when
he feels he is away from him and the constant persecution,
He shows up towards the end of the book in a very unlikely
Fowler is a woman full of energy, wit, angst, and is
determined to have her own voice heard on her stance
on political and religious views. The only thing is
now she has to rely on someone else who thinks quite
the opposite of herself to survive. The book takes her
on a journey that she could have never seen coming.
story gels together rather well in the opening chapter,
and from there takes you on a journey that has a number
of peaks and valleys. Pretty close to every page there
is a different character offering a different perspective
that will make you pause and reflect, if not get a bible
to cross reference what was written.
writing of the book was without a doubt done with a
lot of great thought into every detail as it is very
easy to imagine every scene developing as you turn the
pages. This is the first book that I have read by Mr.
James Morrow yet I can see picking up other books of
his. He without a doubt has a knack for writing stories
that stimulate thought.
Jehovah is an opus that once you turn the first
page, you are onboard for the voyage of a lifetime that
includes a two mile long corpse, angels, the Catholic
Church, a disgraced sea captain, a salvaged ship for
a second chance at redemption, A headstrong girl fiend,
sunny days as well as hurricane conditions. It has a
wealth of characters with each one having their own
individual thoughts on what they have before them.
would recommend this to anyone yet with one word of
advice. This book is not something that can be read
while you are also reading something else. This book
needs your undivided attention to be able to absorb