The story is a very accurate analogy of the Christian faith and the price of belief. Yes, it comes with a price. Every young person should read this book. It explains better than anything the betrayal of Christ and the cost and rewards of following Him.This is the last line of a review I came across at here and it caught my attention, of course.
Perhaps you might be interested in reading the history of Thomas Nelson, Inc.
Or you can read another interview with WTB at Novel Journey here.
Or LISTEN to an interview with Mr. Batson at Gabcast. I just discovered that this is Marcus Goodyear's site. Ha! Good one!
Be sure to visit the other participants. You can scroll down to yesterday's post.