Landfall Author:Helen Hull Landfall tells of the struggle to sight land on that most difficult of voyages, the emotional relation between a man, Clif, and a woman, Anice. Anice had been a woman capable of passion, but too ego-centered to be capable of love. She was suffering from a fairly common contemporary disease, a hardening of the emotional arteries which can be f... more »atal to the growth of personality into warmth and maturity. The voyage starts in the doldrums of Clif's indifference and hostility toward Anice, and of Anice's resentment and ennui of Clif. A series of shocks carries them both out of the doldrums into strange seas of doubt and fear.
It is not easy to trace the subtle changes as a human being uncovers emotions he has not before felt, as he moves from the shallowness of self-absorption into deeper regions of feeling.« less