ANGELA AND BEAR by Susan Jeschke

ANGELA AND BEAR

By
Email this review

KIRKUS REVIEW

Why are Jeschke's people such grotesques and her animals so appealing? The question has particular point because the story turns, this time, on the fate of the bear Angela draws that comes alive and, to her chagrin, takes a liking to another bear in the zoo: will the tenacious Angela, a thoroughly unsympathetic sort, let it find happiness finally with fond Lola? Yes, indeed, but somehow the whole drawn-out affair has a sour aspect that Angela's eventual capitulation--and genuine regret--doesn't redeem.

Pub Date: June 21st, 1979
Publisher: Holt, Rinehart & Winston