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Answered Prayers - The Unfinished Novel - Truman Capote
Answered Prayers - The Unfinished Novel
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Although Truman Capote’s last, unfinished novel offers a devastating group portrait of the high and low society of his time. Tracing  the career of a writer of uncertain parentage and omnivorous erotic tastes, Answered Prayers careens from a louche bar in Tangiers to a banquette at La Côte... show more
Although Truman Capote’s last, unfinished novel offers a devastating group portrait of the high and low society of his time. Tracing  the career of a writer of uncertain parentage and omnivorous erotic tastes, Answered Prayers careens from a louche bar in Tangiers to a banquette at La Côte Basque, from literary salons to high-priced whorehouses. It takes in calculating beauties and sadistic husbands along with such real-life supporting characters as Colette, the Duchess of Windsor, Montgomery Clift, and Tallulah Bankhead. Above all, this malevolently finny book displays Capote at his most relentlessly observant and murderously witty.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780679751823 (0679751823)
Publisher: Vintage Books
Pages no: 180
Edition language: English
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Kathryn Lively, Reader
Kathryn Lively, Reader rated it
2.5 Answered Prayers by Truman Capote
I'm giving this 2.5 stars. I imagine it could have been better had Capote bothered to finish it. According to the lore, Capote preferred to live as a celebrity than as a writer, having spent so much time resting on his In Cold Blood laurels.Answered Prayers was designed to be a modern Remembrance of...
valar morghulis
valar morghulis rated it
4.0 Answered Prayers by Truman Capote
Ah, what I wouldn't give for this to be a finished product. There are two things that make this a four-star book instead of a five-star.1. It's not finished. It's an unfinished novel, and that means that a lot of the plot-lines were left unresolved, we didn't get to know what all the build-up was fo...
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