Notes and Reflections on Books and Media
by Hannah Leitheiser
The Book of Mormon
'Finished The Book of Mormon. Spoiler Alert: Everyone dies. Except maybe Moroni.
Now I know there are some for whom this is a divine work, but from a literary perspective it seems like an attempt to create a book in the style of the King James Bible and in using "now it came to pass" and "yea" and so on gets a little repetitive. From a historic perspective, there's not much to support Nephites, Lamanites, and so forth, living somewhere in the Americas around the time of Christ.