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Carson McCullers: The Ballad of the Sad Café

The dictionary defines a ballad as “any light, simple song, especially one of sentimental or romantic character, having two or more stanzas all sung to the same melody.” While there is no singing in this novella and the story is anything but simple, I find the title fitting. 458 palabras más


Book Review: The Heart is a Lonely Hunter

Full disclosure: I did not finish reading Carson McCullers’ The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter. I got exactly halfway through before I decided it was just not worth my time to finish reading it. 287 palabras más

Book Reviews

Other People’s Bookshelves #52 – Claire Fuller

Hello and welcome to the latest Other People’s Bookshelves. If you haven’t seen it before this is a series of posts set to feed into the filthy book lust/porn and either give you a fix of other people’s books and shelves. 1.578 palabras más

Other People's Bookshelves

The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers

After completing this book and looking over the notes I had made in my journal, I can come to one conclusion. The characters, Copeland, Biff, Blount and Mick were all too selfish to ask Singer how he felt. 457 palabras más

The Ballad of the Sad Cafe

There is a fine balance in the writing of short stories and flash fiction. You need to give enough plot and detail so the reader feels like they have actually read a story, but obviously keep it precise and to the point for it to be classed as a piece of short fiction; a bite-sized chunk that can be quickly enjoyed and still satisfy the appetite of a busy yet avid reader. 296 palabras más


Book Of Da Week: The Ballad of the Sad Café

We ain’t covered no woman writers in Book of Da Week! To rectify this oversight weave gone and got the ball strolling with Carson McCuller’s gloriously quirky novella. 289 palabras más


It's Carson McCullers Birthday

“The Heart is a lonely hunter with only one desire! To find some lasting comfort in the arms of another’s fire…driven by a desperate hunger to the arms of a neon light, the heart is a lonely hunter when there’s no sign of love in sight!” … 553 palabras más