McCullers' second novel, REFLECTIONS IN A GOLDEN EYE, is set on a Southern army base in the 1930s, REFLECTIONS tells the story of Captain Penderton, a bisexual whose life is upset by the arrival of Major Langdon, a charming womanizer who has an affair with Penderton's tempestuous and flirtatious wife, Leonora.
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"The greatest prose writer that the South produced" -- Tennessee Williams "Again [McCullers] shows a sort of subterranean and ageless instinct for probing the hidden in men's hearts and minds."The New York Herald-Tribune"The novel is a masterpiece . . . as mature and finished as Henry James's THE TURN OF THE SCREW." Time MagazineAbout the Author:
Carson McCullers was born at Columbus, Georgia, in 1917. She published The Heart is a Lonely Hunter at the age of twenty-three. Her other works include Reflections in a Golden Eye (1941), The Member of the Wedding (1946), The Ballad of the Sad Café (1951), The Square Root of Wonderful (1958), a play, Clock Without Hands (1961), Sweet as a Pickle, Clean as a Pig (1964) and The Mortgaged Heart (published posthumously in 1972). She died in 1967.
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