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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 out of 5 stars 1,242
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 768
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 769

    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
    • Beautiful Prose and Perfect Narration

    • By Michael on 03-15-15

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The Member of the Wedding

    • By: Carson McCullers
    • Narrated by: Susan Sarandon
    • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 771
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 702
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 701

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It's a Classic People

    • By FanB14 on 05-14-12

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Ballad of the Sad Café

    • By: Carson McCullers
    • Narrated by: David Ledoux, Joe Barrett, Therese Plummer, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 73
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 65

    A classic work that has charmed generations of readers, this collection assembles Carson McCullers' best stories, including her beloved novella The Ballad of the Sad Cafe. A haunting tale of a human triangle that culminates in an astonishing brawl, the novella introduces readers to Miss Amelia, a formidable southern woman whose cafe serves as the town's gathering place. Among other fine works, the collection also includes "Wunderkind", McCullers' first published story, written when she was only 17, about a musical prodigy who suddenly realizes she will not go on to become a great pianist.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Charming

    • By Donald on 04-18-13

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Reflections in a Golden Eye

    • By: Carson McCullers
    • Narrated by: Christopher Kipiniak
    • Length: 3 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 39

    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.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • It might have been shocking in its day

    • By Jordan on 01-09-16

    Regular price: $14.95

    • 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
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 11

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Electric Performances...

    • By Gretchen SLP on 09-06-16

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Madame Zilensky und der König von Finnland. Zwei Erzählungen

    • By: Carson McCullers
    • Narrated by: Elke Heidenreich
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    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: $5.19

    • The Member of the Wedding

    • By: Carson McCullers
    • Narrated by: Susan Sarandon
    • Length: 6 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Gem

    • By Chrissie on 06-05-14

    Regular price: $20.65

    • 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
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    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: $19.95

    • Reflections in a Golden Eye

    • By: Carson McCuller
    • Narrated by: Christopher Kipiniak
    • Length: 3 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    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: $14.95

    • Hjertet er en ensom vandrer

    • By: Carson McCullers
    • Narrated by: Anne Kjær
    • Length: 13 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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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: $18.71