The Letter by Richard Paul Evans is a beautiful historical novel about love. It is the third book in the Christmas Box trilogy.
There are many types of love as seen within the novel. We see the love of one man for a race who were shunned and discriminated against in the first half of the twentieth century. The Negroes faced hatred and prejudice, those who treated them equally and as friends also faced this hatred.
We witness a beautiful friendship within the novel where skin colour does not matter, it is a heart connection.
There is the theme of separation of parents and children – some is enforced through death, others through choice. Some of these choices are selfish, others are sacrificial.Continue reading