Linda’s Book Obsession Reviews “Journey” by Andrew Zimmerman, Radius Book Group, March 3, 2020, part of Suzys Approved Book Tours
Andrew Zimmerman, author of “Journey” has written a unique, compelling, and intriguing novel. The Genres for this novel are Fiction, Mysticism, and Magic Realism. The timeline for this story is set in the present and goes to the past when it pertains to the characters or events. The story is mostly set in New York and Glastonbury. The author describes the characters as complex and complicated.
Paul is a top executive hoping to be the CEO of a large New York company. Paul has an ambitious and insecure wife, Mary, and a young mature son. There is competition in Paul’s company and Paul is traveling or on the phone. He doesn’t have much time for his family.
After having dinner with friends, Paul is in Glastonbury, which is known for its quaint shops and quirky people. There are artists, witches, and spiritual seekers. Paul visits an attractive soul reader. who seems to give him insight into himself. Paul changes and seems to appreciate his family and nature and the world around him.
Mary thinks that this soul seeker is a charlatan, and doesn’t trust her with her husband. Mary is confused when she notices that in Paul’s journey of self-discovery, there are both good and different things that she sees, Paul convinces Mary to visit the soul reader with him. Things might never be the same. I would recommend this unique and challenging novel for those readers who appreciate a thought-provoking story.