Why this book?
This book is a modern classic for a reason! It can sometimes be difficult to read about the failures of this missionary family in the Congo against the backdrop of the violence that took place in that country in the 20th century, but I loved the way the novel shows how each of the daughters adapts and relates to the surrounding culture in her own way.
Why should I read it?
What is this book about?
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An international bestseller and a modern classic, this suspenseful epic of one family's tragic undoing and their remarkable reconstruction has been read, adored and shared by millions around the world.
'Breathtaking.' Sunday Times
'Exquisite.' The Times
'Powerful.' New York Times
This story is told by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, a fierce, evangelical Baptist who takes his family and mission to the Belgian Congo in 1959.
They carry with them everything they believe they will…