The Heart is a Lonely Hunter

Ranked #13 in South, Ranked #14 in Lonelinesssee more rankings.

'The way I need you is a loneliness I cannot bear'

Making its twenty-three-year-old author an overnight literary sensation, this story of isolated, lost lives intersecting in a small town in the American South is a masterpiece of humane sensitivity.

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Oprah Winfrey CEO/O NetworkI love this book! I had heard about this book for years and then my dear friend Julia Roberts did an interview in O, The Oprah Magazine and she listed this as one of her favorite books of all times. The book I love so much—recommended to me by Julia—is The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers. It's a great, great read and not hard at all. (Source)

Bryony Gordon She wrote about what it was to be an outcast, a misfit, to be depressed, to be lonely. (Source)

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