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Truman Capote

3.98 of 5 Votes: 2
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Books by Truman Capote
A Christmas Memory, One Christmas, & The Thanksgiving Visitor (1996)
4.23 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: These are such lovely--and lovingly told--stories. Strangely enough, the only work by Capote I had previously encountered was "In Cold Blood," which is written in a very different style. The author's delicate touch in these largely autobiographical works was thus a revelation f...
House of Flowers (1958)
3.29 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: His sentences are enchanting and rhythmical in a way. He is able to bring to life a character without unnecessary descriptions, but with some metaphors and well chosen adjectives. It's a story about love, that bites but does not sting and one must choose. Ottilie prefered to stay...
A Christmas Memory including One Christmas and A Thanksgiving Memory (2012)
4.22 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: Well it is my annual time to reread "A Christmas Memory".This short story is my absolute favorite because it combines my memories of my Aunt Irene's Christmas fruitcake with Truman's own remembrances. The truly great fruitcake of the old South is rapidly disappearing from our cu...
Tres Cuentos: Un recuerdo navideño ; Una Navidad ; El invitado del día de Acción de Gracias (1998)
4.22 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: I must admit I am not one who general chooses short stories for reading materials but I was looking for a Christmas classic and I have never read Capote's work before. I found the stories entertaining especial the Thanksgiving visitor. Capote does well at transporting you to rura...
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