The Complete Stories of Truman Capote (Vintage International)
The Complete Stories of Truman Capote - Vintage International Author:Truman Capote A landmark collection that brings together Truman Capote’s life’s work in the form he called his “great love,” The Complete Stories confirms Capote’s status as a master of the the short story. This first-ever compendium features a never-before-published 1950 story, “The Bargain,” as well as an int... more »roduction by Reynolds Price. Ranging from the gothic South to the chic East Coast, from rural children to aging urban sophisticates, all the unforgettable places and people of Capote’s oeuvre are here, in stories as elegant as they are heartfelt, as haunting as they are compassionate. Reading them reminds us of the miraculous gifts of a beloved American original.« less
Having only read collections of Stephen King short stories before this, some of the shorter stories seemed a little empty. I didn't ever really care about the characters or their motives. However, I loved most of the stories set in the South. I am eager to read more of Capote's works now. This was a nice appetizer before "In Cold Blood."