Image of Thief of Glory: A Novel


Image of Thief of Glory: A Novel

Once again, Brouwer has written a phenomenal novel. The depth and layering of this story will make readers want to devour it again and again, discovering something new each time. The juxtaposition between the now and then — the new and old, the past and present — is engaging and beautiful. The voice of Jeremiah as he recalls his life is deep and thoughtful. Thief of Glory is a profound, meaningful novel about humanity, love and forgiveness.

When Jeremiah Prins is a young boy he, meets the love of his life playing marbles under the shade of a tree. In the harsh years that follow during WW II, Jeremiah is held captive in a concentration camp in the Dutch West Indies and faces incomprehensible suffering. As he grows into a man, as both protector and provider for his family, he is met with choices and decisions that will forever alter the outcome of his life and the lives of those he loves most. (WATERBROOK, Aug., 336 pp., $14.99)

Reviewed by: 
Sarah Frobisher