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Review: Other Voices, Other Rooms

User Review  - KD Absolutely - Goodreads

In 1935, at an early age of 11, Capote began writing. The first novel that he attempted to write was Summer Crossing but one day, while he and a fellow southerner and writer Carlson McCullers, the ... Read full review

Review: Other Voices, Other Rooms

User Review  - Richard - Goodreads

My high school lunches were not glorious. A hopeless introvert in thrift store garb, I was relegated to the table where zitty kids used French fries to sop up pizza grease and debates raged daily ... Read full review

Review: Other Voices, Other Rooms

User Review  - Dinayuri - Goodreads

In this semi-autobiographical novel, Other Voices, Other Rooms by Truman Capote, 13-year-old Joel Knox is sent to live with his father after his mother passes away. Joel was abandoned by his father at ... Read full review

Review: Other Voices, Other Rooms

User Review  - Rachel - Goodreads

It wasn't until after seeing "Capote" (excellent film, by the by) that I got the itch to read something by the film's namesake. Thus far my first choice, "In Cold Blood," has been checked out every ... Read full review

Review: Other Voices, Other Rooms

User Review  - Molly - Goodreads

I'd never read Capote, and I can't say that this book enabled me to form an opinion either way. It's an odd piece of work, though an enjoyable one -- there's a kind of dense, humid mystique that ... Read full review

Review: Other Voices, Other Rooms

User Review  - Jack - Goodreads

I read in the introduction that, when this first came out, a reviewer from the Times wrote something to the effect that the only point of writing this book was for the author to get it out of his ... Read full review

Review: Other Voices, Other Rooms

User Review  - Angie Palau - Goodreads

I'm sure this was brilliant, but I'm afraid I kinda didn't get it. It's a beautifully written but dismal and lonely story. The descriptions of the deep south are haunting but so full of forboding as ... Read full review

Review: Other Voices, Other Rooms

User Review  - Ariel - Goodreads

Possibly the spookiest aspect of this unsettling novel is the knowledge you bring to it: Capote was only 23-24 when he wrote it, and yet he exists in two of its autobiographical characters -- Joel ... Read full review

Review: Other Voices, Other Rooms

User Review  - Robbin - Goodreads

You know Truman Capote's famous quote about how he felt that he and Perry Smith grew up in the same house, and then one day he got up and walked out through the front door, while Perry left out the ... Read full review


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