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The Ballad of the Sad Café and Other Short Stories - Carson McCullers
The Ballad of the Sad Café and Other Short Stories
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Carson McCullers. The Ballad of the Sad Cafe. The Novels and Stories of Carson McCullers. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1951. First edition. Octavo. 191 pages.
Carson McCullers. The Ballad of the Sad Cafe. The Novels and Stories of Carson McCullers. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1951. First edition. Octavo. 191 pages.
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Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Boston: Houghton Mifflin
Pages no: 191
Edition language: English
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Edward
Edward rated it
4.0 The Ballad of the Sad Cafe
--The Ballad of the Sad Café--Wunderkind--The Jockey--Madame Zilensky and the King of Finland--The Sojourner--A Domestic Dilemma--A Tree, a Rock, a CloudChronology
shell pebble
shell pebble rated it
4.5 Folk Ballad of the South
McCullers' voice in this haunting tale (like that of Ngugi wa Thiong'o in A Grain of Wheat) often takes on the folk ballad posture of an anonymous (or perhaps dispersed) community member. She labours over the authenticity of this tone, fleshing it with a complete vocabulary of cultural experience av...
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it
2.0 The Ballad of the Sad Café and Other Short Stories
Read combined review here: 'Complete Novels of Carson McCullers'
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5.0
Poignant short story of repressed feelings, mystery and missed opportunity in a small impoverished southern community, concerning Miss Amelia, cousin Lymon the hunchback, and Marvin Macy. It also contains several even shorter stories in the book, several with an overtly musical theme - like the titl...
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