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From the 1940 edition, Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston: Carson McCullers was only twenty-three whenThe Heart is a Lonely Hunter was published, but her insights into human nature showed wisdom beyond her years. The novel was acclaimed as the work of a prodigy by critics and fellow writers.
Through its unforgettable characters, the story delves into their struggle to build bridges between their separate islands of loneliness. The people who we come to know in the book all, in some odd way, seek some answer to their confused desires from to extract from Singer, a deaf mute.