Questo volume ripercorre la carriera del Capote autore di racconti: dalla raccolta "Un albero di notte", apparsa originariamente nel 1949, fino a due testi pubblicati dopo la morte dello scrittore ("Un Natale" e "Un ricordo del nonno"), passando per i tre testi che accompagnavano "Colazione da Tiffany", senza dimenticare i celebri "Il giorno del ringraziamento" e "Fra i sentieri dell'Eden".
- ISBN: 8811685230
- Casa Editrice: Garzanti
- Pagine: 328
A wide-ranging collection of Gothic tales, semi-autobiographical pieces, and satirical adventures, The Complete Stories of Truman Capote spotlights the writer’s versatile range of talent. Whether examining a young traveler’s close encounter with a strange couple or exploring a queer child’s relation Leggi tutto
I've read a lot of Truman Capote, and have always liked his writing, and even his strange personality and flamboyant lifestyle, but I never realized what a genius he was til I read these early stories of his. The first one in this collection was written when he was 19. 19!!! The early ones are very
What is it about Truman Capote? Despite the fact that he was unquestionably a minor writer, with an uncommonly thin portfolio of published work considering his forty-year career, he remains a figure of fascination. There have been books about him, movies, a Broadway play—and most of his own writing Leggi tutto
I lowered my initial rating from 4.5 to 3.5 stars upon going through my annotations. Truman Capote wrote 20 short stories – 8 of which I highly enjoyed, 5 I appreciate and 7 I didn't enjoy and/or didn't remember at all. This is quite a good score as I am usually struggling with short stories. The th Leggi tutto
I figured I had better hurry up and read my copy of The Complete Stories of Truman Capote while it’s still what it claims to be. In less than a month Random House will be releasing The Early Stories of Truman Capote , a collection of 14 previously unpublished stories written during Truman’s teens and Leggi tutto
Contains two of PB's All Time Greats : "Miriam" (1945) TC can write about kids really well, and as we know, he is suspected of having more than a hand in the writing of "To Kill a Mockingbird" which is all about kids. In "Miriam" we have an original character, a violent ghost girl. I have a list of pe Leggi tutto
I really enjoy Truman Capote’s writing — hi stories, his paragraphs and his sentences, his images and insights. Here are some snippets: “It was as if she were a child to whom he handed a balloon that kept swelling until it swept her upward, danced her along with just her toes now and then touching th Leggi tutto
Some of the stories were 3 star for me, like "Miriam"- which is too Poe-like gimmicky. But overall, and I am an impossible audience for short stories on the whole, I did like these. There is, for me with Capote- an often felt mood that belies some of the jolly words or situations of mirth. Rather pa Leggi tutto
All of Capote's short stories in one book? Yes, please! This man is a masterful story teller. I am not one who usually likes short stories, but Capote wins my vote in the category! I'm a big fan. The end.
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