The Shack by Wm Paul Young -A Book Review
The Shack, By Wm. Paul Young
I have just finished reading a very interesting book. My mother-in-law has decided I need more religion in my life and she purchased the book for me. I might not have read it otherwise.
The book is The Shack by Wm. Paul Young. There is a story behind the story, as well. One Christmas, a man decided that he had enough things in his life and decided that he would be a “Secret Santa.” He decided that he would take a one hundred dollar bill and randomly stopped at someone’s home. He slid the hundred dollar bill under the door and never expected to hear about it again.
A few years later, this man was called to help write a book. As he walked up to the home, he thought it was vaguely familiar. He finally recognized it as the house he had given the money to years before. He also discovered that the money had been used to finish the book, The Shack….
The Shack is a story about a man, Mack, that is going through a terrible time. He thinks that it was his fault that his daughter was taken and murdered by a child killer. He has blamed all of his troubles on God and has decided that God isn’t worth worshipping any longer. One day the Mack gets a strange note in his mailbox. The note leads Mack back to the place he never wanted to see again, the Shack. After a weekend at the Shack, Mack returns home a changed man.
This book is a wonderful story that hooks you at the introduction and keeps you reeled in until the very end. It is almost impossible to put down once you start it, so make sure you have enough time to read it.
I usually don’t write book reviews, but this is one I can highly recommend!