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Before We Kill and Eat You
In 1920, Henry B. (H.B.) Garlock and some months later his bride, Ruth, traveled to West Africa to bring the gospel to a place known as "the white man's grave." Before We Kill and Eat You tells the Garlocks' fascinating real-life story of faith and calling in the face of malaria, cannibals and witch doctors. Readers will be inspired and encouraged by tales, as if taken str ...more
Paperback, 174 pages
Published January 31st 2004 by Regal Books
(first published June 1974)
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Garlock knew how to write a gripping title, that's for sure. Unfortunately, that seems to be the extent of his skills with a pen. This book was chock full of interesting stories that fell on their faces due to lackluster presentation. Many important details were skipped over and many unimportant details were mixed in, making the accounts here feel incomplete or confusing. I think I would have enjoyed them much more if I was sitting with the Garlocks over dinner, listening to them tell their stor ...more