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Breakfast at Tiffany's epub

by Truman Capote


Breakfast at Tiffany's epub

ISBN: 0141008547

ISBN13: 978-0141008547

Author: Truman Capote

Category: No category

Language: English

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd (September 27, 2001)

Pages: 192 pages

ePUB book: 1894 kb

FB2 book: 1510 kb

Rating: 4.4

Votes: 166

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Breakfast at Tiffany’s, a short novel and three stories, by Truman Capote-1st Vintage International . Other Books by This Author. Breakfast at Tiffany’s. I AM ALWAYS DRAWN BACK to places where I have lived, the houses and their neighborhoods.

p. cm. Contents: Breakfast at Tiffany’s-House of flowers-A diamond guitar-A Christmas memory. For instance, there is a brownstone in the East Seventies where, during the early years of the war, I had my first New York apartment.

Breakfast at Tiffany's Truman Capote, 1958. The single window looked out on a fire escape. Even so, my spirits heightened whenever I felt in my pocket the key to this apartment; with all its gloom, it still was a place of my own, the first, and my books were there, and jars of pencils to sharpen, everything I needed, so I felt, to become the writer I wanted to be.

Breakfast at Tiffany's is a novella by Truman Capote published in 1958. In it, a contemporary writer recalls his early days in New York City, when he makes the acquaintance of his remarkable neighbor, Holly Golightly, who is one of Capote's best-known creations. In autumn 1943, the unnamed narrator befriends Holly Golightly. The two are tenants in a brownstone apartment in Manhattan's Upper East Side. Holly (age 18–19) is a country girl turned New York café society girl

The fact that I didn’t know too much about the narrator allowed me to experience Holly Golightly under more detail.

The fact that I didn’t know too much about the narrator allowed me to experience Holly Golightly under more detail. What made the story so unique was the narration technique Capote used. By making the narrator exist as an extension of Holly, readers could experience his infatuation for her. What really made this book stand out was Capote’s sensitivity and attention to details. Holly’s New York is quite visceral and it’s almost as though I could experience the high end, New York.

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I strongly recommend this book to all those who like dramas and who love analyzing the main characters. The moment when you finally understand why the book is called "Breakfast at Tiffany's" is the one when you find out Holly's biggest dream and the main purpose in life. The action is placed in Manhattan where a unnamed writer meets a young woman called Holly Golightly, with unusual habits and a strange story which she keeps secret. The main idea of the book is expressed in Holly's words "Never love a wild thing, Mr. Bell, If you let yourself love a wild thing, you'll end up looking at the sk.

Is Breakfast at Tiffany’s an example of Capote’s ideal? Do you find the story’s structure, with its interlocking beginning and ending, satisfying? 16. Norman Mailer wrote, Truman Capote is the most perfect writer of my generation. He writes the best sentences word for word, rhythm upon rhythm. B. House of Flowers. 1. Why are Rosita and Baby surprised that Ottilie will not return to the city with them?

I get into a taxi and go to Tiffany's. It calms me because it's so quiet. Nothing very bad will happen to you there, not with those kind men in their nice suits, and those wonderful, expensive smells

I get into a taxi and go to Tiffany's. Nothing very bad will happen to you there, not with those kind men in their nice suits, and those wonderful, expensive smells. I want a place where I feel as good as in Tiffany's. Maybe after the war, Fred and I

Breakfast at Tiffany's. Presently one of these became prominent. Wrinkles and bones, white hair and diamonds: I can't wait. But that's not why I'm mad about Tiffany's. You know those days when you've got the mean reds?"

Breakfast at Tiffany's. He was a middle-aged child that had never shed its baby fat, though some gifted tailor had almost succeeded in camouflaging his plump and spankable bottom. You know those days when you've got the mean reds?"

With the possible exception of the Herbert Clutter family of IN COLD BLOOD, Miss Holiday Golightly, "Traveling," has to be Truman Capote's best-known character. Those who have seen the movie with Audrey Hepburn may be surprised to read Capote's World War II-set novella and realize that "Holly" was more of a demimondaine -- and even a bit of a racist -- compared to the beguiling movie. As "George Constanza" found out to his chagrin on an episode of SEINFELD, there is no room in this novella for a George Peppard-type love interest. Nonetheless, it's captivating reading. Enjoy it as Capote and the NEW YORKER magazine meant it to be.

Perhaps better yet for the canny "Capote consumer," this 2013 Random House companion volume includes Capote's etheral first published novel, OTHER VOICES OTHER ROOMS, written in a style of literary symbolism that captures so well the changes a young orphan goes through when he leaves home, connects with distant relatives in a distant location, and realizes his sexuality. Few contemporary readers realize that Capote journeyed well into Southern Gothick with this late-Forties novel. It isn't perfect, but it is highly absorbing, and psychologically revelatory in a way Capote didn't really intend when he wrote it.

One novella, one novel; one well-known, the other that deserves to be. This isn't a huge volume, but getting them together between hard covers make this a worthwhile buy.
Truman Capote was a genius. There isn't much more to say than that. The novella "Breakfast At Tiffany's" and the three short stories in this collection are a brilliant and compelling picture of human nature. Capote strikes the notes between quirky, uncommon people and their actions and simple touching stories. His characters aren't quite lovable (not people you would want to invite over to dinner with the folks) but they are nevertheless very human and often touching, not off-putting. Breakfast At Tiffany's is much grittier than the rather sanitized Audrey Hepburn-George Peppard film version. The final story in the collection, "A Christmas Memory" is potent without being sappy. Capote's style is readable yet poetic and there are times when his turn of phrase is spot on. I was also surprised that the humor in the stories have a very light touch, unlike the more notorious brutal humor of his real-life persona. This book was one of the few that I've fully enjoyed recently.
I decided to read Breakfast at Tiffany’s because of the iconic movie in which Audrey Hepburn plays the eccentric 19-year-old Holly Golightly. I was drawn into the complexity of her character and her somewhat posh lifestyle. Truman Capote’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s holds a mysterious aspect to its characters, which compelled me to read more. The fact that I didn’t know too much about the narrator allowed me to experience Holly Golightly under more detail. What made the story so unique was the narration technique Capote used. By making the narrator exist as an extension of Holly, readers could experience his infatuation for her.
What really made this book stand out was Capote’s sensitivity and attention to details. Holly’s New York is quite visceral and it’s almost as though I could experience the high end, New York lifestyle in real life. Holly appears an illusion and twists into any shape the people in her life expect her to be. Holly is a walking contradiction, and her mystery only increases with the numbers on the pages. She seems to know nothing about the world, yet she always seems to be one step ahead, knowing just what to say and how to act. Capote writes Holly as a person who listens only to her heart, breaks the rules and doesn't really care about the future. She is the kind of woman that can’t be tamed and who is in a continual search for the place, which she calls "home". I wished Capote had evolved Holly Golightly more as a character. When she runs away to Buenos Aires, the narrator and myself were left with many questions. Has she forgotten about her friend and that's the reason why she never writes to him? Where did her affairs bring her? Did she find that perfect place where she felt like at Tiffany's? Overall, I was pleased with the book and its wholly captivating flight into fancy composed of comedy, romance, poignancy, and Manhattan's East Side areas captured in the loveliest of colors.

Michelle T.
I read a few of the reviews presented here and some are long and involved filled with personal opinions of Holly versus their own lives and I think most people at this point are just wanting to hear if the book is worth putting out the ten bucks for. I am also one of those people who enjoyed the movie and I already knew the story was not going to be the same so I was keying on the writing. The writing is beautiful. They are all short stories, quickly read and enjoyable. The images within the meticulous writing are worthy of a first class writer. The money is well spent for someone who enjoys good writing. The stories are just what they are - stories.