(Book review)The Man Nobody Knew, A Novel

Reviewed by: Mary Clapp

Ministry Title: Co-president of ECLA and former church librarian


Title: The Man Nobody Knew, A Novel

Author: Garrett C. Whitworth

Publisher: WestBow Press

Publication Date: 2016

Format: ebook

Length: 358 pages


This is a historical novel written from the perspective of John the Disciple.  The story is a chronological retelling of the life of Jesus based on the accounts found in the four gospels.


Rating (1 to 5)

5 stars

Suggested Audience

This book will appeal to a broad audience, but especially those who enjoy historical, biblical fiction. It would be a nice addition to any church library.

Christian Impact

Since this story is a re-telling of the gospel, the Christian impact of this book is great. Even though it is a fictional account, the gospel message is clear and can have a tremendous, life changing impact on the reader. Christian readers will find a new and thought provoking perspective on a favorite, well known account.

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