Publish date: 2006
Pages no: 132
Edition language: Italian
"You published that mess?! Oh darling no..." is probably what Capote said from his grave about Summer Crossing, a posthumously published early work. This sketch about a confused young girl's misguided love, needs polish, a whole lotta polish. There are lines within a generally beautifully written Su...
You likely know already the story behind 'Summer Crossing's rediscovery and posthumous publication, so I'll skip it, but this novella does show off the talent Capote possessed from a very young age.I haven't read 'Breakfast at Tiffany's yet, but this is a very different style than the calm of 'In Co...
Capote never intended for this novel to be published. He meant for it to be thrown out. This confirms my belief that good authors know when a piece of their work is not worthy of publication. I'm giving this 3 stars because it has a lot of that wonderful trademark Capote prose that just bowls me ...
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