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Her face felt like it was scattered in pieces and she could not keep it straight. The feeling was a whole lot worse than being hungry for any dinner, yet it was like that. I want--I want--I want--was all that she could think about--but just what this real want was she did no know.

Carson McCullers

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After World War II Carson lived mostly in Paris. Lawrence with an original poetic sensibility. Works

The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1940)
Reflections in a Golden Eye (1941)
The Member of the Wedding (1946)
Clock Without Hands (1961)

Other works
The Ballad of the Sad Café (1951) a short story collection comprising:
a novella of the same title later made into a Merchant Ivory film
"Wunderkind" – (Story 1936)
"The Jockey" – (The New Yorker 1941)
"Madame Zilensky and the King of Finland" – (The New Yorker 1941)
"The Sojourner" – (Mademoiselle 1950)
"A Domestic Dilemma" – (New York Post magazine section September 16 1951)
"A Tree a Rock a Cloud" – (Harper's Bazaar 1942)

The Square Root of Wonderful (1958) a play
Sweet as a Pickle and Clean as a Pig (1964) a collection of poems
The Mortgaged Heart (1972) a posthumous collection of writings edited by her sister Rita
Illumination and Night Glare (1999) her unfiniCarson McCullersd autobiography publiCarson McCullersd more than 30 years after her death

Complete Novels Carlos L.

S. Her first novel The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter explores the spiritual isolation of misfits and outcasts of the U.

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