Famous Literary Quotes About Rain

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Spring showers nourish the earth as it comes back to life. A freezing winter rain chills us to the bone. Even a light sprinkle after a hard drought cleanses the dust off the world.

Yet Rain: A Natural and Cultural History by Cynthia Barnett is the first book to tell the story of rain. In honor of the upcoming release of Rain, we’ve gathered some of our favorite literary quotes about rain.

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About Kira Walton

Kira Walton

KIRA WALTON has been stalking books all her life as a college English teacher, bookseller, book club consultant, author, and editor.