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4.5 of 5 stars 4.50  ·  rating details  ·  2 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Slacker reporter, Jim Jacobson, is sent to cover the visit of the mystic-prophet figure, Nigel Fox. Jacobson's skepticism is exceeded only by his self doubt and remorse about his own life and roots. Before the day is over he will be hurled into an adventure that spans sixty years of history, the events of a world war, a beautiful and ill-fated love affair set in the backdr ...more
Paperback, 488 pages
Published November 1st 2008 by Tumblar House (first published October 31st 2008)
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Greek Orthodox, epic, intense

The Good: huge plot twists; epic sense of purpose; dramatic story-telling

The Bad: a different type of climax


The story revolves around the two characters of Jim Jacobsen and Nigel Fox. Jim is a small town journalist who embodies society's general attitude toward religion: apathy laced with areas of resilient skepticism and cynicism. Jim's boss asks him to write an article on Nigel, who is a famous mystic that is coming to their town. Your original impre
It doesn't seem fair to give a review of a book I couldn't finish. I made it to about 100 pages and decided this wasn't my type of book. The writing was sloppy and the story uninteresting.
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