Friday, January 13, 2012

Feature Friday: Evidence Not Seen

By now you should know that I love to read and I've read my share of biographies, autobiographies and memoirs. Each and every one of them are special in their own way; however, there are some that rise up above the rest. "Evidence Not Seen" by Darlene Deibler Rose is a book which stands out for me.

I read the book almost 9 years ago and I still can remember parts of it vividly. Darlene's memoir focuses on her experiences as a young wife going to New Guinea and subsequently being interned for four years in a prisoner of war camp. 

Darlene has a magnificent way of keeping the reader right there with her as she is pulled away from her husband and thrown into captivity. After being falsely accused of a crime, she suffers untold horrors and yet the hope never dies in her heart. It is uplifting to see how the human spirit can overcome even the most difficult of circumstances knowing that God is there in the midst of them.


If you want to read a book which you won't be able to put down, this is definitely the book for you! I will leave you with a brief excerpt from the book...just something to tease your reading taste buds...


"'As an American spy you are worthy of death....' With that, he drew his finger across his throat and slapped the hilt of the sword at his side. All time froze around me...in terror I watched the man's hand fold around the hilt of the sword..."

13 comments:

  1. It is indeed a very interesting book to read, would try to get it and read it. I really can't stand books that can put you to sleep, I lie the gripping kind of books only. Thanks for the information.

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  2. yes Ms.Anjuli..God is always in our midst..no matter how tough and hard our life's journey may have been..God is there and He can hear our every cry..passing by Ms.Anjuli ;)

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  3. Thank you so much for your wonderful comments :) And thank you so much for following. I'm glad you liked my work..
    The review is good :) I'll surely give this book a read :)

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  4. A very promising review! Will try to my hands on to read this!

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  5. @ Rama, Sie, PhilO, Rahul - I think you will enjoy the book if you get your hands on it

    @ TheGirl- I hope you enjoy the book- by the way, loved your blog- The Girl At First Avenue- will check out your other one as well :)

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  6. I am going to read it. Really good review

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  7. @ Amrit- I know you will enjoy it tremendously.

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  8. Looks like a good read. Will make a note of this title. What are you reading now?

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  9. Sounds like a good book, would like to find a copy!

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  10. @ Ajeya - I'm actually inbetween books at the moment- wanting to start "The Bird Sisters" by Rebecca Rasmussen- but have not had the chance yet. And you?

    @ Kusum - I hope you are able to get a copy- thanks for the visit!

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  11. Ohhh I love reading biographies & autobiographies as well. Looks like this is going on my list for March. As you know, I'm reading one book a month this year :)

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    1. I saw that you have decided to read a book a month and I take my hat off to you for that!!! Have you completed your January read as of yet? If so- what was it you read?

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