James Robertson’s The Testament of Gideon Mack is a brilliantly written fictional story. Catching the attention of readers, with the unbelievable story of Gideon Mack, The Testament of Gideon book steps up to another level. In James Robertson’s novel The Testament of Gideon Mack, the protagonist, Gideon Mack, is a minister of the Church of Scotland. He lives in the fictitious town of Monimaskit. Although he has no belief and faith in God, he serves as the minister of the church. Besides, this is insane.
The plot of the story is based on Gideon’s death. He has been found dead on a mountain, evidently, he killed himself. The actual story takes off as a journalist; Harry Caithness finds a manuscript; last testament, written by the dead man; Gideon to his publisher friend. Before this event ( Mack’s death), he had gone missing for three days having fallen from a cliff into the infamous “ Black Jaws”, a gorge at the bottom of which flows Keldo river. However, he survived the fall and came back. But, unfortunately he was discredited as a lunatic as he claimed he met the Devil in an underground cave and Devil was the one who saved him. More serious matter is that he was castigated by the Kirk for his aberrant behavior.
The manuscript of Gideon includes the main parts of this novel. It included the upbringing of the Gideon, Gideon’s life as the minister with no belief in God, his behavior, his conversations with the devil, etc. As the story unfolds you will get more and more into Gideon’s life. All the information portrayed in the novel took several twists and turns, portraying the characters to be unreliable. But those twists and turns leave no chance to blow our mind. After getting into the world of this novel, you might have a question in your mind whether Gideon was mentally ill, or was his words of his death and resurrection was really true? Well, let me leave it for you to figure it out on your own. You will definitely love the story. You can have access to The Testament of Gideon Mack ebook through the link mentioned below;