When Robert Merrick's life is saved at the expense of the life of an eccentric but adored surgeon, the carefree playboy is forced to reevaluate his own path. Merrick embarks on a course of anonymous philanthropy, inspired by reading the doctor's private papers. An engaging and dramatic story of personal redemption and private sacrifice, this spiritual tale has served as an inspiration for both the stage and screen.
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Review: Magnificent ObsessionUser Review - Christine - Goodreads
Everyone in my ward book club liked this one for the Christian message. I found the Good Samaritan rhetoric too overt and materialistic--the message in part was that if you help other people, God will ... Read full review
Review: Magnificent ObsessionUser Review - Star - Goodreads
I read this book because I had seen the film and the film was very uneven. I wanted to see if the book would be more balanced. It was not. The author attempted in vain to make the viewer believe his ... Read full review