Reflections in a Golden Eye

Reflections in a Golden Eye

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The interlocking patterns of five people's dreams, obsessions and failures are woven into Carson McCullers' novel of life in a peace-time army camp. The author also wrote "The Heart is a Lonely hunter", "The Member of the Wedding" and "The Ballad of the Sad Cafe".
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Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 128 x 198 x 8mm | 100g
  • PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English, Spanish
  • 0140181350
  • 9780140181357

Author information

Carson McCullers was born in 1917. She is the critically acclaimed author of several popular novels in the 1940s and '50s, including The Member of the Wedding (1946). Her novels frequently depicted life in small towns of the southeastern United States and were marked by themes of loneliness and spiritual isolation. McCullers suffered from ill health most of her adult life, including a series of strokes that began when she was in her 20s; she died at the age of 50. The Member of the Wedding was dramatized for the stage in the 1950s and filmed in 1952 and 1997. Other films based on her books are Reflections in a Golden Eye (1967, with Elizabeth Taylor and Marlon Brando), The Heart is a Lonely Hunter (1968, starring Alan Arkin) and The Ballad of the Sad Cafe (1991).
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