Deb's Reviews > Chosen: The Lost Diaries of Queen Esther

Chosen by Ginger Garrett
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Sep 04, 07

bookshelves: christian, historical, fiction, biblical

The story of Esther is told in the form of a diary, which is reprinted admist newspapers clippings and scholarly commentary (all made up). This creates a lively retelling of the story, with Esther being a woman much like those of today. In fact a little bit too much like a 20th century women, the voice of her "diary" seemed inauthentic to me. But otherwise the story was very enjoyable and I found myself mulling over it afterwards. Which since it was based on scripture was a very good thing.

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