History Comes To Life
The Eye Of The Storm by Janice L Dick is a marvellous Christian historical novel and the second book in The Storm Series.
As a historian with a passion for Russia from 1900 under Czar Nicholas II, I found the whole book fascinating. The action is set in Russia from 1917-1919. It was a time of severe unrest – a dislike of Czar Nicholas handling of WWI, the assassination of Czar Nicholas and his family at Ekaterinburg, civil war between the Whites and the Reds, the emergence of Stalin, Lenin and Trotsky. Under the masterful pen of Janice Dicks history comes to life as fact meets fiction.
We follow a Russian Mennonite family who believe in peace not war. They are very godly but the reader senses a tension within.
There are some terrible attitudes towards mental disability with patients shut away from the world. We witness some kind hearts who treat the patients as people to be loved not shunned.Continue reading