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User Review  - tommi180744 - LibraryThing

A 100 pages vividly descriptive story of a certain sort of refined, young, nimble, adventurous, stand-alone lady: but no matter how its couched in the end this lady is Capote's ahead of time ... Read full review

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User Review  - vonze - LibraryThing

This was surprisingly disappointing to me. Having never read Capote's work, but enjoying the movie, I decided to cross this one off my to-read list. Capote was a talented writer, however, the subject ... Read full review

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User Review  - SeriousGrace - LibraryThing

Everyone loves Holiday Golightly. Holly, as she is known to her friends, seems to appeal to all kinds of men and a certain kind of woman. This sassy and shallow teenager makes her way through a ... Read full review

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User Review  - technodiabla - LibraryThing

This short novella is worth a read. First, Capote is a brilliant writer. Second, it is NOTHING like the movie which is only very loosely based on the book. There's no way Hollywood would have ... Read full review

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User Review  - sometimeunderwater - LibraryThing

"One of the twentieth century's most gorgeously romantic fictions". That about sums it up. My version has three other short stories too, which are also gorgeous, but much smaller. 'A Christmas Memory ... Read full review

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User Review  - BrightErudite - LibraryThing

Breakfast at Tiffany's is a wonderful read, but the other stories are also beautifully written. My favorite among them was A Christmas Memory. Bittersweet, but definitely worth reading. Read full review

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User Review  - Dreesie - LibraryThing

I have never watched the movie "Breakfast at Tiffany's", which is apparently quite different from the novella. I did not like the character of Holly Golightly in this story--she is selfish and cruel ... Read full review

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User Review  - dbsovereign - LibraryThing

Capote's answer to Isherwood's Sally Bowles, this jewel of a novella is nevertheless unique. It takes place in New York City and shows Capote's fascination for interesting characters. Better than the movie (though I love Audrey!) because it has a harder edge. Read full review

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User Review  - Laurochka - LibraryThing

I enjoyed Holly's character here just as much as the movie although I found this more melancholy than the movie. Read full review

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