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My Name Is Saul: A Novel of the Ancient World, Lin Wilder

Historical Fiction, Literature & Fiction

St. Paul the Apostle is a towering biblical figure, but almost nothing is known about his early life as Saul of Tarsus.

As death loomed over him at Mamertine Prison in Rome, under the watchful eye of his jailer and final follower Aurelius, he wrote:

            I will die tomorrow. In the morning, around sunrise.

There are two things for which I am eminently grateful: That I have been permitted to have fought the good fight and finished the race marked out for me; and that I will not have to endure another winter in this place.

 Starting from that pivotal moment, blending historical fact with audacious creativity, the author of the award-winning I, Claudia propels us back through the life of the man who would become St. Paul. Her vividly imagined, well-founded tale of loss, transformation, and divine intervention will captivate believers and non-believers alike who yearn for the human truth and drama behind the scriptures. “I am convinced that Saul is a man for our times,” explains Wilder, “primarily because he was interested in just one thing: truth.”

My Name is Saul: A Novel of the Ancient World is an excellent book written by the exceptional and talented author Lin Wilder who in her novel will bring you a story of fact and fiction immersed into one that will provide you with great insight on St. Paul as well as entertain you. My Name is Saul is a book I was keen to read ever since discovering it because I always love to find historical fiction novels based on facts to read so when I discovered My Name is Saul I thought ‘is this finally the perfect book?!’. Now that I have finished My Name is Saul, I can happily write that yes it is book lovers. My Name is Saul is one of the most well written and well-developed stories I have ever come across, and I truly mean this as My Name is Saul is exceptional and should not be missed! That is why I already have to recommend that you lovely readers have a read of My Name is Saul, however, if you need more convincing then continue to read to learn more! 

My Name is Saul is an exceptional novel laced with fact that will take you on a journey like no other. The reader in My Name is Saul will be introduced to St. Paul the Apostle, a notable biblical figure whose life has captivated people for many centuries. Many know about him however not everyone knows about his early life, as Saul of Tarsus and it is in My Name is Saul that Wilder brings his early life to life. In My Name is Saul, the reader will be taken on a journey back in time and will witness his tale of transformation and divine intervention all while entertaining us with creative freedom as well as lacing many factual moments throughout. It makes for a unique, incredible and memorable novel that should not be missed book lovers! 

The story of My Name is Saul is a captivating and inspirational one thanks to the many moving but also thrilling moments as well as the unpredictable nature of the book that will have the readers turning the pages with haste from beginning to end. I love books that involve a journey, and the reader has just this in My Name is Saul as the reader is taken on an extraordinary journey from start to finish. What I loved most My Name is Saul is that the reader is taken on a journey that is continuously evolving and changing, which in turn kept me hooked from beginning to end. 

My Name is Saul is a remarkable, fascinating, and addictive read that managed to entertain me for many hours on end thanks to the unique premise of the story as well as the excellent literature courtesy of Wilder. Lin Wilder is an incredibly talented author who clearly knows how to write unique but engaging stories. It was evident to me from the start that Wilder is a passionate writer who surely loves entertaining readers with her literature and putting a smile on readers’ faces. I loved this about the author, but what I loved the most about Wilder’s writing is her remarkable descriptions because they genuinely amazed me and took me back in time which is hard for writers to accomplish. 

To conclude, My Name is Saul is a marvelous, stellar and supreme book that will entertain, delight readers from start to finish and so I, of course, have to award this book five stars! Be sure to have a read of the preview below book lovers; you won’t regret it!

Thank you so much for reading book lovers! I appreciate it so much. Here is a preview of the book for all of you lovely readers to enjoy! Please have a read of the preview and if you find that you have loved what you have read then all you need to do is follow the links below!

Goodbye for now book lovers,

P.S. Below I have attached some links about the author and this wonderful book so if you would like to learn more about the author and the book then please have a browse. Thank you so much again for reading book lovers!

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