The Eleventh Brother: A Novel of Joseph in Egypt
By Rachel K. Wilcox
Deseret Book, 2015. 333 pgs. Historical Fiction
This novel adds depth to the Bible story of Joseph of Egypt, from the time he was a young boy with his brothers, to being thrown in the pit, to becoming a ruler in Egypt. Joseph overcame many trials in his life but one of his biggest struggles was learning to forgive his brothers.
It was obvious that the author has done some serious research into this story and the history of this time period. There are many flashbacks, that at times can be a little confusing. but eventually lead to a fuller understanding of the characters and their actions.