Book of Longings

The novel explores the idea of Jesus Christ having a wife named Ana whose brother is Judas. It follows the usual new testament trajectory adding a back story with the usual suspects. As historical fiction it works well but as engrossing reading it fails. Sue Monk Kidd took a great idea and then didn’t follow through with a compelling story.

Author Talks | Sue Monk Kidd, The Book of Longings – YouTube

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s