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Few writers have expressed loneliness, the need for human understanding and the search for love with such power and poetic sensibility as the American writer Carson McCullers. The Ballad of the Sad Cafe is her masterpiece: an unruly, bittersweet novella concerning the most unlikely of love triangles. 'The greatest prose writer that the South produced .

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ISBN 9780241590546
Author Carson McCullers
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Penguin Classic
Publication date 25 Aug 2022
Format Hardback
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The Ballad of the Sad Cafe

Carson McCullers

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