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Bride of the Innisfallen - And Other Stories - cover

Bride of the Innisfallen - And Other Stories

Eudora Welty

Publisher: Mariner Books

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A collection of short stories from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of classic American southern literature.    Combining stories set in the rural south, Eudora Welty’s own special province, and stories with a European locale, which give a wider range to her fiction, The Bride of Innisfallen demonstrates the remarkable talent of one of the finest short story writers of our time.   The gentle wit of the title story, the grave and musical prose of “Circe,” a retelling of Greek myth, the acute character portrayal and extraordinary evocation of the steamy bayou county in “No Place for You, My Love” are all touched with the particular magic that has made Welty one of America’s most beloved storytellers.   “The writing throughout is at Ms. Welty’s best level.” —Edward Weeks, The Atlantic

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