Amid the monotony of the COVID-19 lockdown, “2 Ravens” is especially relevant. As enthralling as it is, the album is understated and unintrusive. It’s perfectly suited as a soundtrack for quiet reflection during the pandemic.
With access to libraries’ computers and printers compromised by the lockdown, many people are unable to utilize the myriad of other online resources that libraries provide, including job application assistance and digitized research material.
The novel provides a lasting image of the devastation of war, yet it glosses over issues completely intertwined with the war in Syria, and in the end it’s incomplete.