I am about to deliver the first book review I have written since I was in school. Majorly scary!
Full disclosure; I did receive a PDF copy of this book for free, but I was trying to buy it anyway, and I am pretty sure it hasn’t affected my opinion. Below is as accurate a reflection as I can give considering I have a naturally highly critical mind.
Straight off I absolutely loved this book. I found it informative, insightful, vivid and compelling.
44 Years in Darkness by Sylvia Shults is ostensibly the story of Rhoda Derry, a mentally ill woman who was born in 1834 in Illinois and died there in 1906. But 44 Years in Darknessis about so much more; great changes were happening in America at this time, and Rhoda Derry’s plight helped cement the positive changes.
44 Years in Darkness will be of immense interest…
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