The Ballad of the Sad Café

Author(s): Carson McCullers

Literary Fiction

A classic work that has charmed generations of readers, this collection assembles Carson McCullers s best stories, including her beloved novella The Ballad of the Sad Cafe. A haunting tale of a human triangle that culminates in an astonishing brawl, the novella introduces readers to Miss Amelia, a formidable southern woman whose cafe serves as the town s gathering place. Among other fine works, the collection also includes Wunderkind, McCullers s first published story written when she was only seventeen about a musical prodigy who suddenly realizes she will not go on to become a great pianist. Newly reset and available for the first time in a handsome trade paperback edition, "The Ballad of the Sad Cafe" is a brilliant study of love and longing from one of the South s finest writers. "

Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780140019070
  • : Penguin Books
  • : Penguin Books
  • : 0.121
  • : January 1963
  • : {"length"=>["18"], "width"=>["12"], "units"=>["Centimeters"]}
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Carson McCullers
  • : Paperback
  • : very good
  • : 160