The Heart is a Lonely Hunter
Bantam Books, 1953 - 307 Seiten
When she was only twenty-three, Carson McCullers's first novel created a literary sensation. She was very special, one of America's superlative writers who conjures up a vision of existence as terrible as it is real, who takes us on shattering voyages into the depths of the spiritual isolation that underlies the human condition. This novel is the work of a supreme artist, Carson McCullers's enduring masterpiece. The heroine is the strange young girl, Mick Kelly. The setting is a small Southern town, the cosmos universal and eternal. The characters are the damned, the voiceless, the rejected. Some fight their loneliness with violence and depravity, Some with sex or drink, and some -- like Mick -- with a quiet, intensely personal search for beauty.
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - starbox - LibraryThing
"An exquisite talent and a fascinating mind" By sally tarbox on 18 July 2018 Format: Kindle Edition This is an absolutely superb work that leaves the reader astounded that a twenty-three year old ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - IonaS - LibraryThing
I loved the author’s ”Ballad of a sad café” and I liked “The Member of the Wedding” but I found this, her first novel rather difficult to get into and fully appreciate. The young girl, Mick, is ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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