Carson McCullers

The Heart is a Lonely Hunter

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Set in a small town in the middle of the deep South, it is the story of John Singer, a lonely deaf-mute, and a disparate group of people who are drawn towards his kind, sympathetic nature. The owner of the café where Singer eats every day, a young girl desperate to grow up, an angry drunkard, a frustrated black doctor: each pours their heart out to Singer, their silent confidant, and he in turn changes their disenchanted lives in ways they could never imagine.
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404 printed pages
Original publication
2019

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    Or perhaps, when there is love, the widowed must stay for the resurrection of the beloved—so that the one who has gone is not really dead, but grows and is created for a second time in the soul of the living? Why?
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    You think out everthing in your brain. While us rather talk from something in our hearts that has been there for a long time. That’s one of them differences
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    ‘It look to me like us is always arguing even when we sitting perfectly quiet like this

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