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Sven Beckert
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Breakfast at Tiffany's: A Short Novel and Three Stories

Breakfast at Tiffany's: A Short Novel and Three Stories - Truman Capote

I have never watched the movie "Breakfast at Tiffany's", which is apparently quite different from the novella. I did not like the character of Holly Golightly in this story—she is selfish and cruel, though I am not sure means to be those things, she also seems quite stupid. In any case, though, she is not really a nice person. Birdcage outstanding.

I preferred the three short stories in this volume more. I especially liked "A Christmas Memory". The happiness, sadness, and regret are all so real.