La forma delle cose. Tutti i racconti
Publisher: Nuova Biblioteca Garzanti
Pages no: 351
Edition language: Italian
, 20th Century
, Short Stories
, Southern Gothic
Series: Compactos 23 (#623)
These stories show a great capacity for capturing time, place and character. Highly evocative. On the whole I think I prefered the Depression era Alabama childhood stories to the more recently set ones, but the one set in a cemetary was great. This volume has made me take a wider interest in Capote'...
Arranged in chronological order, these short stories show Capote's evolution as a writer, moving from more imitative styles to his own voice. As with most collections, some of the stories are better than others. Reading the first one, "The Walls Are Cold," almost made me quit. The walls weren't the ...
I've just decided to pull this back out. I bought this book after seeing a movie based on Capote's memoirs and/or short stories about his childhood...I forget the details, but it was lovely. So much of his fame dwelt on the gruesome and urbane--I think it's easy to forget that he was raised in the s...
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