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    • The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter

    • By: Carson McCullers
    • Narrated by: Cherry Jones
    • Length: 12 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88

    Carson McCullers was all of 23 when she published her first novel, The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter. She became an overnight literary sensation, and soon such authors as Tennessee Williams were calling her "the greatest prose writer that the South [has] produced." The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter tells an unforgettable tale of moral isolation in a small southern mill town in the 1930s.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the best books of 20th C - beats mocking bird

    • By Dr.A.P.Berlin on 03-07-16

    Regular price: £28.89

    • The Ballad of the Sad Café

    • By: Carson McCuller
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren, Barbara Rosenblat, David Ledoux, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    A classic work that has charmed generations of listeners, this collection assembles Carson McCullers's best stories, including her beloved novella The Ballad of the Sad Café. A haunting tale of a human triangle that culminates in an astonishing brawl, the novella introduces listeners to Miss Amelia, a formidable southern woman whose café serves as the town's gathering place.

    Regular price: £19.39

    • The Member of the Wedding

    • By: Carson McCullers
    • Narrated by: Susan Sarandon
    • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 31

    The best way to experience this classic of the American South is by joining five-time Academy Award nominee and Best Actress winner Susan Sarandon ( Dead Man Walking, Thelma & Louise) as she guides the listener on a journey through the anguish of adolescence and isolation.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Listening

    • By Beth Huntly-Grant on 12-05-15

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Member of the Wedding

    • By: Carson McCullers
    • Narrated by: June Angela, John Cothran Jr, Ruby Dee, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 31 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Gangly, outspoken 12-year-old Frankie Addams yearns to belong to the “we of me,” and in a Southern kitchen, pours her heart out to the family cook, Berenice. One of the most beautiful plays ever written about loneliness and love.

    Regular price: £6.79

    • Reflections in a Golden Eye

    • By: Carson McCuller
    • Narrated by: Christopher Kipiniak
    • Length: 3 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Set on a Southern army base in the 1930s, Reflections in a Golden Eye 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. Upon the novel's publication in 1941, reviewers were unsure of what to make of its relatively scandalous subject matter.

    Regular price: £14.49

    • Hjertet er en ensom vandrer

    • By: Carson McCullers
    • Narrated by: Anne Kjær
    • Length: 13 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Hjertet er en ensom vandrer er sydstatsforfatteren Carson McCullers mesterværk fra 1940. Da den døvstumme mr. Singers bedste ven, grækeren Antonapoulus bliver anbragt på et sindssygehospital, flytter han ind hos Mick Kelly i en lille by i Georgia i 1930'erne. Mr. Singer bliver ven med den unge Mick, kommunisten og drankeren Jake Blout, den sorte læge dr.

    Regular price: £18.09

    • Madame Zilensky und der König von Finnland. Zwei Erzählungen

    • By: Carson McCullers
    • Narrated by: Elke Heidenreich
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Mit Madame Zilensky als neuer Lehrkraft für Musik und Komposition kann das Ryder College hochzufrieden sein, allen voran der Leiter Mr. Brooks, der sie eingestellt hat...

    Regular price: £4.49

    • Die Ballade vom traurigen Café

    • By: Carson McCullers
    • Narrated by: Gertraud Heise
    • Length: 2 hrs and 1 min
    • Abridged
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    Miss Amelias Café ist die einzige Vergnügungsstätte weit und breit. Dort verkauft die unabhängige und starke Frau ihren selbstgebrannten Schnaps, und dort lebt sie mit Vetter Lymon, einem kleinen buckligen Mann, der gar nicht ihr Vetter ist. Dann jedoch kehrt ihr ehemaliger Mann in die Stadt zurück. Eine tragische Dreiecksgeschichte aus den amerikanischen Südstaaten über die im Leben ewig zu kurz Kommenden, über Sehnsucht, Verrat, bittere Enttäuschung und kurzes Glück.

    Regular price: £7.19