Flowering Judas and Other Stories by Katherine Anne Porter

"Flowering Judas and Other Stories" is a compilation of short stories that explore complex themes of love, betrayal, and death, often through the lens of the author's own experiences and observations. The stories are set in various locations including Texas, Mexico, and Berlin, and feature a range of characters, each grappling with their own personal struggles and moral dilemmas. The titular story, "Flowering Judas", revolves around a young woman's involvement with a Mexican revolutionary group and her struggle with guilt and disillusionment.

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Total Points: 147

Since this book was first published in 1930, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 147.0.

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