The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty by Eudora Welty

This collection of short stories provides an insightful look into the human condition through the lens of Southern American life. The narratives, rich in detail and character development, explore a wide range of themes such as love, loss, race, poverty, and the complexities of human relationships. The stories are deeply rooted in the setting of the Southern United States, bringing to life the unique culture, customs, and dialect of the region. The author's masterful storytelling and evocative prose make each story a vivid and memorable exploration of human nature.

The 747th greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 520

Since this book was first published in 1980, there is a penalty of 9.6%. The age adjusted score is 470.08.

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