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The Complete Stories Winner Of The National Book Award The Publication Of This Extraordinary Volume Firmly Established Flannery O Connor S Monumental Contribution To American Fiction There Are Thirty One Stories Here In All, Including Twelve That Do Not Appear In The Only Two Story Collections O Connor Put Together In Her Short Lifetime Everything That Rises Must Converge And A Good Man Is Hard To Find O Connor Published Her First Story, The Geranium, In 1946, While She Was Working On Her Master S Degree At The University Of Iowa Arranged Chronologically, This Collection Shows That Her Last Story, Judgement Day Sent To Her Publisher Shortly Before Her Death Is A Brilliantly Rewritten And Transfigured Version Of The Geranium Taken Together, These Stories Reveal A Lively, Penetrating Talent That Has Given Us Some Of The Most Powerful And Disturbing Fiction Of The Twentieth Century Also Included Is An Introduction By O Connor S Longtime Editor And Friend, Robert Giroux.


About the Author: Flannery O'Connor

Flannery O Connor was born in Savannah, Georgia, in 1925 When she died at the age of thirty nine, America lost one of its most gifted writers at the height of her powers O Connor wrote two novels, Wise Blood 1952 and The Violent Bear It Away 1960 , and two story collections, A Good Man Is Hard to Find 1955 and Everything That Rises Must Converge 1964 Her Complete Stories, published posth Flannery O Connor was born in Savannah, Georgia, in 1925 When she died at the age of thirty nine, America lost one of its most gifted writers at the height of her powers O Connor wrote two novels, Wise Blood 1952 and The Violent Bear It Away 1960 , and two story collections, A Good Man Is Hard to Find 1955 and Everything That Rises Must Converge 1964 Her Complete Stories, published posthumously in 1972, won the National Book Award that year, and in a 2009 online poll it was voted as the best book to have won the award in the contest s 60 year history Her essays were published in Mystery and Manners 1969 and her letters in The Habit of Being 1979 In 1988 the Library of America published her Collected Works she was the first postwar writer to be so honored O Connor was educated at the Georgia State College for Women, studied writing at the Iowa Writers Workshop, and wrote much of Wise Blood at the Yaddo artists colony in upstate New York She lived most of her adult life on her family s ancestral farm, Andalusia, outside Milledgeville, Georgia



10 thoughts on “The Complete Stories

  1. says:

    The stories in this collection were written by an unassuming yet serious Catholic woman from Georgia who, after devoting her short life to writing, died of lupus in 1964 Besides the stories, she had written two novels and started a third one


  2. says:

    I feel like I ve just been to school That s a good thing I read each of these 31 stories a compilation of both A Good Man is Hard to Find and Other Stories and Everything That Rises Must Converge Stories, as well as 12 other stories, 6 of which mad


  3. says:

    Listen here, he hissed, I don t care if he s good or not He ain t rightA Stroke of Good Fortune The Life You Save May Be Your Own The River The Displaced Person A View of the Woods The Lame Shall Enter First Two of these are contained within Everything Th


  4. says:

    Since I won t be reading this collection straight through, I figured I d rate the first 15 stories that I have read Except for one here or there in anthologies, this is my first time reading her short stories and I can t believe it took me this long to get to he


  5. says:

    In February 1948, Flannery O Connor, a graduate of the MFA program at the University of Iowa, was twenty three years old and eager to please the publishing industry with the beginning chapters of a novel in progress titled Wise Blood A letter O Connor received from one


  6. says:

    In The Geranium, Old Dudley is the proverbial fish out of water, overwhelmed by his environment, regretting his choice to trade familiar small town for a chance to see the Big Apple To escape the constant onslaught on his senses, he s fixated on the daily regimen of a neighbo


  7. says:

    Strange may it seem but I ve never read anything about Flannery O Connor and I didn t know what I should expect so the book was like a lightning strike She saw the streak as a vast swinging bridge extending upward from the earth through a field of living fire Upon it a vast horde of


  8. says:

    Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing I can t imagine what it would have been like to live inside Mary Flannery O Connor s head, obviously But I am damned sure it can t have been agreeable Her world is peopled with monsters Damaged, limbs severed Afflicted Not whole


  9. says:

    La vita che salviNon si pu fuggire alla capacit dei racconti della O Connor di cambiarti in profondit nel corso di pochi minuti, dentro a quel labirinto eterno e ineffabile di significati implacabili e di fatti primordiali, affilati come lame di pugnali, letali come il veleno di un serpente La O


  10. says:

    This is one of O Connor s first short stories, originally published in 1948, and used again in her acclaimed collection The Complete Stories , published in 1971.


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