If the bible story of Joseph has relevance to you, or you want to learn more about the people involved, then this book is for you. Based on the original Bible version but enlivened with much more human detail, this book brings the characters to life. Meet Joseph, the slightly spoiled but clever younger son of Jacob, and see why his brothers dislike him. read about Simeon, one of the older brothers, a mighty but brutal man who would rather sell his brother into slavery than put up with hearing about his dreams. Josephs forced trip to Egypt is eventually seen to be a plan set up by God, to rescue the fledgling Israelite nation from a dire famine. These and many other events make for an interesting read.