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The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter

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Description for The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter Paperback. A group of people have little in common except that they are all hopelessly lonely. A young girl, a drunken socialist and a black doctor are drawn to a gentle, sympathetic deaf mute, whose presence changes their lives. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 193 x 129 x 29. Weight in Grams: 260.

'She has examined the heart of man with an understanding ... that no other writer can hope to surpass' Tennessee Williams

Often cited as one of the great novels of twentieth-century American fiction, Carson McCullers' prodigious first novel was published to instant acclaim when she was just twenty-three. Set in a small town in the middle of the deep South, it is the story of John Singer, a lonely deaf-mute, and a disparate group of people who are drawn towards his kind, sympathetic nature. The owner of the café where Singer eats every day, a young girl desperate to ... Read more

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About Carson Mccullers
Carson McCullers was born in 1917. She is the critically acclaimed author of several popular novels in the 1940s and '50s, including The Member of the Wedding (1946). Her novels frequently depicted life in small towns of the southeastern United States and were marked by themes of loneliness and spiritual isolation. McCullers suffered from ill health most of her adult ... Read more

Reviews for The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
The greatest prose writer that the South produced ... She has examined the heart of man with an understanding that no other writer can hope to surpass
Tennessee Williams A remarkable book ... [McCullers] writes with a sweep and certainty that are overwhelming
The New York Times
Of all the Southern writers, she is the most apt ... Read more

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