Maggie: A Girl of the Streets
Stupendously real and poignant, this novel narrates the story of a young girl driven to extremes by sheer poverty and loneliness. The vibrant character portrayal and use of slang take the reader back in time to 19th-century New York slums. We see the cultural and social milieu of that era through Maggie's eyes; the depiction being so real that one can not remain indifferent to it. Spell-binding!
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This book contains not only the short story of about 57 pages, but also about 200 pages of analysis, commentary and background as to both Crane and his work. Likely far too detailed for most readers ... Read full review
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