In this review, I am going to inform you about “Look for Me Under the Rainbow”. This is a novella Bernard Jan published in English in 2018. I will tell you what my opinion is of this book, and whether it is worth a read.
2. A Summary
First, however, I would like to give you the following summary of this novella:
Danny, a curious harp seal pup, has soft white fur and black innocent eyes. Helen is an environmentalist and member of a young activist crew of the Rainbow Warriors. Their mission is to save animals.
As winter turns into spring, a new generation of seal pups comes to life. A few weeks later, the killing begins. Against a spectacular backdrop of ice and snow, Helen prepares to look horrific human cruelty in the face.
In the race against time and clubs, will Helen save Danny before the hunt begins and the ice turns red?
I liked the following three things about this novella:
Firstly, this story almost brims over with beautiful language. It has been long since I read such an incredibly well-written story. Few writers possess such advanced writing skills. Mr. Jan definitely belongs to the top league of authors.
Secondly, “Look for Me Under the Rainbow” possesses a great and essential message. What is it? Well, you will find out when you read the novella.
Thirdly, this story contains suspense as well. That made me read the story faster and faster.
4. Weakness and Conclusion
My only point of criticism would be the fact that at a certain point, I failed to know where the story was heading. I lost its thread. Nevertheless, because of its imperative message and the amazing way Mr. Jan wrote it “Look for Me Under the Rainbow” is still a bodacious book, which I recommend both teens and adults to read.
So, congratulations on an outstanding job, Mr. Jan. I liked this novella a lot, and look forward to reading “A World Without Color”.