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A writer-editor-teacher's quote of the week #128

“There was something of the conscience of the South in the theme and the characters in the book,” she said. “All of us seek a time and way to communicate something of the sense of loneliness and solitude that is in us – the human heart is a lonely hunter – but the search of us Southerners is more anguished.

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The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers

This review may be lenient one way, considering this is my FAVOURITE book. :-P

The book is based around a deaf-mute man named John Singer, and the entire novel is focussed on the people he meets within a small town in 1930’s Georgia. 805 palabras más

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TOKYO, JAPAN: STRANGE LAND

“I’m a stranger in a strange land.” ~ Carson McCullers, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter

12jun16. Tokyo, Japan.

Japan

Top Books of the Month

It has been four weeks minus a day since I got home from my junior year of college (!) which means it’s been exactly four weeks since the most dehumanizing test of my life (Physical Chemistry II, anybody?) 964 palabras más

In May I read...

This has been a good reading month, an interesting and absorbing reading month. Here’s my review:

Shamim Sarif – Despite the Falling Snow I only realised when I got this home that it’s a film cover; I picked it up because it sounded intriguing. 771 palabras más

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GA | Georgia Meteors

Georgia Meteors

Head games and Simon says
what came before

After this we go dark, darker
color of lost rooms

Spring onions and cornbread
the lives of saints… 97 palabras más

Found Poetry Works

REVIEW: The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers

“Maybe when people longed for a thing that bad the longing made them trust anything that might give it to them.”

Carson McCullers, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter…

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