PositiveFull StopAt the beginning of the passage, and for most of the novel, the narrator is fully omniscient, tells us exactly what Takeru is thinking, feeling, experiencing, but a cloudiness passes over. There are moments when the narrative loses omniscience, is impressionistic at best ... translating these narrative shifts is a beautiful effort by Turvill, and like beautiful efforts, can go unnoticed. ... Ono is nuanced in his creation of a community and family ... Lion Cross Point itself is both threatening and beckoning. The beckoning eventually wins out, a call that these people he comes to know and who come to know him support. The consequences of his response are his to find and his to face, ours to read between what is written.