Bernadette Harris

From a very young age, Bernadette has suffered from the desire to devour with alarming rapidity every book that comes her way. In order to cope with this madness, she started a book blog after graduating from Franciscan University with a B.A. in literature. She spends her time reading and reviewing a variety of literature, contributing book reviews to Amazon, storycartel.com, and HubPages. Her work can be viewed at http://bernadetteharris.hubpages.com/.

Book Reviews by Bernadette Harris

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Volcano

“A volcano resembles human life…What a mount of heartache it is…In youth it gives rein to passions, and burns with fire…But when it grows old, it assumes the burden of those past evil deeds, and it turns quiet as a grave” (Endo, Volcano, 27).

Thus is Endo’s Volcano aptly summarized. The novel examines the lives of two men who have become entrapped by their own heartache: Father Durand, a defrocked priest, and Jinpei Suda, the “Akadake Demon” and retired chief of the local Weather Bureau. Each man’s life throbs with a deep metaphysical p...

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