The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter by Katherine Anne Porter

This collection of stories showcases the author's talent for creating vivid, richly detailed characters and settings. The stories are diverse in theme and setting, ranging from the rural American South to post-World War I Europe. Through her complex characters and nuanced storytelling, the author explores themes of love, loss, and the human struggle for personal freedom and authenticity. The collection includes both her short stories and her longer, more complex novellas, providing a comprehensive overview of her literary achievements.

The 3280th greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 114

Since this book was first published in 1965, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 114.0.

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