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Bride Of Innisfallen & Other Stories

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This collection combines stories set in Welty's special province, the rural South, with stories having a European locale. This gives a wider range to her fiction and demonstrates the remarkable talent of one of the finest short-story writers of our time. "Humorous, piquant, graceful" (Louis D. Rubin, Jr., Sewanee Review).
Paperback, 216 pages
Published March 15th 1972 by Mariner Books (first published 1940)
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Stephanie Ricker
I didn’t think I’d read the title story (I don’t remember doing so, anyway), but I think I must have, because I remembered a line word for word when I ran across it again. A woman is carrying a baby past a train window: ”It was a red-haired boy with queenly jowls, squinting in at the world as if to say, ‘Will what has just been said be very kindly repeated?’ ” I love Welty’s talent for description such as that. In terms of plot, some of the stories are a little lackluster, but it doesn’t even re ...more
this collection is my favorite!!!!! Loved The Burning--wow!
Welty, Eudora
The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty

In compilation only.

1) No Place for You, My Love
2) The Burning
3) The Bride of the Innisfallen
4) Ladies in Spring
5) Circe
6) Kin
7) Going to Naples
Quite liked it at start and for most of the stories. Didn't really get into the last story-long one- "Going to Naples."
Judith Kerr
Everything written by my hero Welty is great!
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Eudora Alice Welty was an award-winning American author who wrote short stories and novels about the American South. Her book The Optimist's Daughter won the Pulitzer Prize in 1973 and she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, among numerous awards. She was the first living author to have her works published by the Library of America.

Welty was born in Jackson, Mississippi, and lived a sig
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