The Fisherman's Testament
My former pastor gave me a copy of this critically acclaimed novel by best-selling Spanish author César Vidal, and I read it cover to cover in one sitting. It is a fascinating and interesting twist on the presentation of the gospel as told by the apostle Peter while imprisoned in Rome in AD 62, under Emperor Nero’s rule.
An aging Peter has been cruelly imprisoned and is set to stand trial as an insurrectionist. Nero, wanting to understand the philosophy behind this strange Jewish sect that follows the Christos, or the Anointed One, summons one of his well-traveled generals Marcus