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This is by far one of the best books I've read in recent years. I was totally immersed in each character, feeling both empathy and surprise. The plot, setting and characters are so vivid that it was almost like watching from one of the front verandas.

Review: The Heart is a Lonely Hunter

User Review  - Jennifer (aka EM) - Goodreads

ETA: my rating has gone all over the map as I've struggled to pin down my response to this book. See comment #5 for context of why this book is now rated 5! Sheesh. _______________________ Original ... Read full review

Review: The Heart is a Lonely Hunter

User Review  - Cecily - Goodreads

Like most of McCullers stories, this is concerns lonely people living in the deep south. This one is set during WW2, told with strong musical currents (she had a place to study piano at the Julliard ... Read full review

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User Review  - Steve - Goodreads

By the time Mozart was 5, he was composing his own music and performing for royalty. John Stuart Mill had mastered Latin, Greek, Algebra and Euclidean Geometry by the time he was 8. Bobby Fischer won ... Read full review

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User Review  - Melanie - Goodreads

A novel of misfits and dreamers: the drunk with his impressive rage; a doctor with a strangled voice & failing lungs; a gangly girl chasing a fragment of a song to hunt the full Symphony and the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Richard Reviles Censorship Always in All Ways - Goodreads

Rating: 4.99* of five The Publisher Says: With the publication of her first novel, The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, Carson McCullers, all of twenty-three, became a literary sensation. With its profound ... Read full review

Review: The Heart is a Lonely Hunter

User Review  - Ted - Goodreads

The book is finished. But not the story. All the pain, all the loneliness – Jake Blount, Doctor Copeland, Mick – and Singer – Carson has tied it all into a tiny little package, so small, almost a seed ... Read full review

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User Review  - Algernon - Goodreads

Some people turn sad awfully young. No special reason, it seems, but they seem almost to be born that way. They bruise easier, tire faster, cry quicker, remember longer and, as I say, get sadder ... Read full review

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User Review  - Dolors - Goodreads

“Go, my songs, to the lonely and the unsatisfied, Go also to the nerve-racked, go to the enslaved-by-convention, Bear to them my contempt for their oppressors. Go as a great wave of cool water, Bear ... Read full review

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