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User Review  - dldbizacct - www.librarything.com

After ready many glowing reviews of The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, I finally set out to read it. I nearly called it quits after the first chapter or so, because the pace seemed to drag. I stuck it out ... Read full review

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User Review  - starbox - LibraryThing

"An exquisite talent and a fascinating mind" By sally tarbox on 18 July 2018 Format: Kindle Edition This is an absolutely superb work that leaves the reader astounded that a twenty-three year old ... Read full review

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User Review  - IonaS - LibraryThing

I loved the author’s ”Ballad of a sad café” and I liked “The Member of the Wedding” but I found this, her first novel rather difficult to get into and fully appreciate. The young girl, Mick, is ... Read full review

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User Review  - nicolewbrown - LibraryThing

This book is set in the Deep South in the 1930s and begins with the story of two deaf mutes, Spiro Antonapoulos and John Singer who live together in companionable friendship. Antonapoulos works at his ... Read full review

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User Review  - lauriebrown54 - LibraryThing

This is a book I picked up because it is considered a classic of modern literature, and I felt I should be acquainted with such. I ended up not being able to put it down. There is not a lot of plot ... Read full review

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User Review  - REINADECOPIAYPEGA - LibraryThing

I saw the film first and it was enjoyable, sort of reminded me of being a school kid in the 70s and there was always a 4 o'clock movie on, and the film version of this novel was very much like that ... Read full review

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User Review  - MaowangVater - LibraryThing

To his friends, John Singer is the perfect confidant, the one person who really understands them; he’s the best listener they’ve ever known. He’s also deaf, and by his own choice, mute. A skilled lip ... Read full review

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great book; very intriguing. An interesting, in depth view into relationships and the human mind.

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User Review  - LindaWeeks - LibraryThing

Fascinating portrait of an era; her writing evokes the atmosphere so vividly you can almost feel the sultry southern air. Read full review

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