Good review, but also good analysis of Christian fiction, and what makes a good story.
My name is Alice Ringwald but the man who kidnapped me says that’s a lie…”
Water Walker by Ted Dekker is touted as a modern day parable highlighting the dual themes of forgiveness and freedom. Here’s my thoughts…
Episode One was riveting, mysterious, and suspenseful. Characters were introduced with just enough revelation to perk the readers’ interest and leave them wanting more. The plot laid a foundation, providing a place for secrets to dance. The author entices the reader to press on, promising amazing answers to the questions proffered at the onset of the story.
But the answers were unsatisfying or simply didn’t come. The mystery devolved into stale activity. A lull settled in during Episode Two.
The characters were flat. The main character, Alice/ Eden is thirteen at the start, described as odd and highly intelligent, with references made to a conspiratorial and scientific experimental history that she has…
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