Rev: The Small Rain


book review: The Small Rain, by Madeleine L’Engle

pretty ok. honest prose kind of refreshing. little heavy-handed / theme-fixed / formulaic here and there, but would’ve enjoyed it, a relaxing cathartic whine, only ending feels very incongruous. maybe just an “it was the 40s then” thing, but spending all that time building things up and then going a different direction entirely. reads like a forced attempt at symmetric wrap-up that really leaves hanging-feels (and potentially feels of betrayal) for a modern reader