Breakfast at Tiffany's and Three Stories

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Vintage Books, 1958 - Fiction - 178 pages
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In this seductive, wistful masterpiece, Truman Capote created a woman whose name has entered the American idiom and whose style is a part of the literary landscape. Holly Golightly knows that nothing bad can ever happen to you at Tiffany's; her poignancy, wit, and na´vetÚ continue to charm.

This volume also includes three of Capote's best-known stories, “House of Flowers,” “A Diamond Guitar,” and “A Christmas Memory,” which the Saturday Review called “one of the most moving stories in our language.” It is a tale of two innocents—a small boy and the old woman who is his best friend—whose sweetness contains a hard, sharp kernel of truth.


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Capote is so easy to read, i love it. - Goodreads
ah! the ending broke my heart! - Goodreads
Such an amazing writer. - Goodreads
Here is Capote making prose fiction look effortless. - Goodreads
There really is no love story here. - Goodreads
Capote is that balance between style and storytelling. - Goodreads

Review: Breakfast at Tiffany's

User Review  - Jeff Swystun - Goodreads

It took me fifty years to get around to reading this classic. I now look forward to rereading it. The prose is both dense and sparse. Each word is carefully chosen and strung together to form amazing ... Read full review

Review: Breakfast at Tiffany's

User Review  - Hasan - Goodreads

Breakfast At Tiffany's is a nice little story with many differences from the more famous movie based on the book. The main character and the supporting characters are all made interesting due to the ... Read full review

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Truman Capote (1924-84) rose to international prominence in 1948 with the publication of his debut novel, Other Voices, Other Rooms. His other works of fiction include Breakfast at Tiffany's, A Tree of Night, The Grass Harp, and Summer Crossing, the author's long-lost first novel, which was rediscovered in 2004 and published by Random House in 2005. He is also the author of Portraits and Observations: The Essays of Truman Capote. His nonfiction novel In Cold Blood is widely considered one of the greatest books of the twentieth century.

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