Wise Blood by Flannery O'Connor

"Wise Blood" is a novel about a young man named Hazel Motes, who returns home to Tennessee after serving in World War II and finds his religious beliefs shaken. He becomes a street preacher, founding the Church Without Christ to preach his message of faithlessness. The book explores themes of redemption, faith, and the struggle between belief and atheism as Hazel interacts with a variety of eccentric characters and faces his own internal battles.

The 487th greatest book of all time


Published
1952
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
224
Words
64,000
Original Language
English

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