3 by Flannery O'Connor: The Violent Bear It Away / Everything That Rises Must Converge / Wise Blood
Publish date: August 21st 1986
Publisher: Signet Classics
Pages no: 496
Edition language: English
Faulkner and other Southern Gothic writers--yes. Brutal, sharp, sinister, even depressing writing--yes. Unlikeable characters--not a problem. O'Connor? Fraid not. I'm from well above the Mason-Dixon (and now far west of it) where it isn't so rare to find versions of her characters in poor, rural, co...
I don't know what all's in this collection anymore, although I'm sure "A Good Man is Hard To Find" is one. [Edit: It isn't, and I'm sorry, but it's too much like work to switch this review. But the stories in this collection are no less powerful than that one I go on about here, especially "Everythi...