#4: How old was Holly when the narrator met her? Of course, Antonia and Holly Golightly have virtually nothing in common except in how they occupy the center of the narrator's imagination. Start by marking “Breakfast at Tiffany's and Three Stories” as Want to Read: Error rating book. Its subject is the short-lived friendship between a straight woman and a gay man living in New York during the early '40s, its theme the yearning for deep connection and a sense of belonging. She is irrepressibly 'top banana in the shock depart. Because I am indecisive, let's make lists. by Modern Library, Published May 15th 2012 #2: What is the narrator's name? by Vintage, Published September 3rd 1998 Welcome back. Truman Capote wrote the novel Breakfast at Tiffany's without a rhyme or a reason. She is irrepressibly 'top banana in the shock department', and one of the shining flowers of American fiction. To see what your friends thought of this book, They are fairly different from each other. 5.0 out of 5 stars. Breakfast at Tiffanys: Book Format: Paperback: Number Of Pages: 142 pages: First Published in: 1958: Latest Edition: 1993: ISBN Number: 9780679745655: Language: English: Main Characters: Holly Golightly, Doc Golightly, Joe Bell, I.Y. The theme that unites Breakfast at Tiffany's with the three much shorter stories in this volume is the powerful bond of friendship between unexpected people or in unusual circumstances. It is clear that Mr. Capote does not believe in … And nice girls don't, except, of course, Holly Golightly. I'm so happy to have listened to this edition of the audio! 2018 - Explore Ann Grieco's board "Breakfast at Tiffany's book" on Pinterest. Truman Capote’s notorious novella Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1958) was a pioneering piece of literature that boldly addressed the sexual oppression of the 1950’s. This is getting shelved under "The Movie is Better" but honestly, I can't decide which version I prefer. That's how you'll end up, Mr. Bell. Although, it is very interesting… Shop with confidence. A free spirit with an almost elfish demeanor, her name, though acquired, is more unforgettable than the story itself. Holly was as free as a bird, but shackled by her birth. Twenty-five years later, and now more literary adept, gave it another go. From shop ReImaginationPrints. by نشر ماهی, Published 2007 5 out of 5 stars (5,066) 5,066 reviews by Audible Studios, Published April 7th 2011 Sally Tomato. #1: What decade does this novella take place in? She’s quirky, comical, and glamorous. ‘Breakfast at Tiffney’s’ is a novella of only 90 pages – which was quite a surprise to me as they have made a film, musicals and plays from this book’s storyline. A novel by Truman Capote, whom I am not familiar with until Philip Seymour Hoffman won an Oscar for playing him. His description of the aptly named Holly Golightly is splendid and the character herself is a sort of blend of Daisy Buchanon and Madame Bovary. by Vintage Books. When I started reading this book, because I haven't seen the movie, I thought Audrey Hepburn's name was Tiffany. So begins Truman Capote's classic Breakfast at Tiffany's, the tale of New York society girl Holly Golightly. Or fly into a tree. More: Breakfast at Tiffany's Lesbians Prostitutes Truman Capote Books & Fiction Get book recommendations, fiction, poetry, and dispatches from the world of literature in your in-box. by Vintage Books. I believe it is a take on the great American novel that focuses on feminine personality. To be read in a complete sitting in some secret well-lit garden with a basket of tea and crumpets. Directed by Blake Edwards. With Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, Patricia Neal, Buddy Ebsen. 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