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Raivo (Rage) by Eeva Rohas is one of the books I’ve been most excited about this spring. I was excited when I read the description of the book in publishing company’s spring catalogue and I got even more excited when Eeva Rohas visited in the first episode of @omahuonepodcast. This week the book finally came out and it jumped straight to the top of my reading list.
And I must say: This book is very close to perfection. To me language and symbolism are extremely important things in a book and Raivo has so many levels that I propably didn’t even understand every single allegory or metaphor. For example: Raivo (rage) is a feeling between Tuuli and Ilja who are in the middle of a divorce. Raivo (rage) is also their daughter’s pet gecko. Eeva Rohas twists and turns meanings around and words grow to have so many purposes. I also love the intertextuality in this book!
Raivo is a book about alcoholism and divorce. So it’s not always pretty or fun but the points of views are interesting and every narrator has a distictive voice. My favorite narrator is definitely four years old Luna whose world of view is so genuine and heart-warming. 4,5/5 ⭐️