The Morning is Near Us Author:Susan Glaspell After several years of silence, Susan Glaspell has again come forward witha a powerful and unusual story. It tells of a woman struggling to understand her true place in the world. Successful realization of her position comes after a conflict with the conventional emotions reagarding a strange love affair which involved her mother. — Generally c... more »onsidered as one fo America's most gifted novelists, it is something of a library event to find Miss Glaspellonce more in the list, and in this rich story she has drawn a character as tender and lovable as you can hope to find in the world of fiction. Ludia Chippman comes home from the far places of the globe to recapture for her two adopted children the peace and gentlness of the small community she had left years before.
Through Koula and Diego, the little Greek girl and Mexican boy she has adopted, find joy and a new contenment there, Lydia fells that a cloud of sinister unquiet hangs over her, recalling the strangeness of her earlier relationship with her beautiful mother, around whom there is an aura of mystery.
The morning is near us is an usually satisfying novel that takes the reader into the center of the human heart seeking an understanding of itself.« less