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From the 1940 edition, Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston: Carson McCullers was only twenty-three when The Heart is a Lonely Hunter was published, but her literary style was worthy of her insights into the human spirit. The novel was acclaimed as the work of a prodigy by critics and writers.
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter is concerned primarily with the struggle of human beings to build bridges of communication between their separate islands of loneliness. The motif of the book is the effort of all the main characters to extract from Singer, a deaf mute, some answer to their confused desires. Read More→