A New Song, by Jan Karon
22/25 | Started 04.03.20 • Finished 07.08.20
I again needed something to fill the gap between some book club books that were a little more on the thick side. So I turned to the light-hearted yet sometimes profound Mitford Series. Always an enjoyable read.
Single parents were a dime a dozen in today's world. Such a thing rolled off the back of modern society like water off a duck; it had become the common run of so-called civilian life. But it hadn't become common to him, not in the least. It always hurt him to see the damage and confusion and, too often, the utter desperation of those forced to go it alone. In short, it was a hard row to hoe, and fraught with unique assaults by the Enemy.