Music for Chameleons (Vintage International)
Music for Chameleons - Vintage International Author:Truman Capote In these gems of reportage Truman Capote takes true stories and real people and renders then with the stylistic brio we expect from great fiction. Here we encounter an exquisitely preserved Creole aristocrat sipping absinthe in her Martinique salon; an enigmatic killer who sends his victims announcements of their forthcoming demise; and a proper... more » Connecticut householder with a ruinous obsession for a twelve-year-old girl he has never met. And we meet Capote himself, who, whether he is smoking with his cleaning lady or trading sexual gossip with Marilyn Monroe, remainds one of the most elegant, malicious, yet compassionate writers to train his eye on the social fauna of our time.« less
This has been my favorite of his books (so far) !!
The stories are so great and it is as if we are right there with him living the experience right along with him and his friend and co-horts!
Extremely fun and enjoyable.