Provocative and disturbing, Truman Capote’s first published novel is a meditation on how fate can debase youthful expectations. Joel Knox seeks his long-absent father and his own future, but nothing turns out as planned.
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Nadya Bessonovashared an impression2 years ago
Pure magic. Read it, you’ll love American literature (OK at least Capote personally) forever
when he spied the bluejay feather. It was fioating above his head, as if held by a spider's thread. He plucked it out of the air, carried it to the bureau and deposited it in the lacquered box, which was lined with red plush; it also occurred to him that this would be a good place to store Sam Radclif’s bullet.