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Deep earthy strong insightful vivid imagery, Ms O'Connor uses words to carefully paint a richly detailed picture in each story.
I found the stories very enjoyable because they are so well written, but they are somewhat depressing, especially when read one right after the other.
A great many people are familiar with Flannery O'Connor, and she is universally regarded as one of the best American short story writers.
Like I said before, you kind of need to read this. She's up there with Chekov and Maupassant. I see no downside to buying this.Published 14 days ago by Daniel Fisher
I found a consistent similarity throughout the stories. It became redundant reading. I also found many of the stories shallow in meaningful depth.Published 18 days ago by Glenn Jones
Well worth the price. O'Connor is in a league of her own when it comes to short fiction.Published 19 days ago by Joshua Mozie
Flannery was a writer of great purity - a purity that imbued her stories with elements of pure revulsion. Like Conrad, she peered overlong into the heart of darkness. Read morePublished 21 days ago by Flying Scot
I read exactly two stories out of this book, the first Geranium and secondly A Good Man is Hard to Find. Read morePublished 26 days ago by hcmitche
I have lingered over the stories in this book for well over a year, mostly because I was dreading the day I would run out of more O'Conner stories to read. Read morePublished 28 days ago by Benjamin Morrison
If you never read any of Flannery O Conner stories then you've not lived!Published 1 month ago by Steven E. Edger
O'Connor writes of the rural American south and the quirkiness of human nature with an insight that is unparalleled. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Brian B