The novel centers around a deaf-mute man named John Singer and his relationship with four individuals who befriend him and come to him for advice and council in their lives. Biff Brannon, a bar owner who loses his wife suddenly, Mick Kelly, a teenage girl who is just starting high school and lives with her family in poverty, Jake Blount, an alcoholic socialist and Dr. Copeland, a black doctor who wishes to call attention to the injustices that the black community face every day. Meanwhile, John is dealing with his own private pain as a dear friend who is also a deaf-mute is committed to an asylum.
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter: Book Review Posted on by dunce two Sometimes you read a book, and the characters are so well developed, so deep, so true, that you forget that they are not real people. Each has passions, each has flaws. Each has dreams and disappointments. This was a beautiful, character-driven novel, and I fell in love with all of it.
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|The Heart is a Lonely Hunter; ISBN:||Plot[ edit ] John Singer is a deaf-mute who works as a silver engraver in a small southern US town. His only friend is a mentally disabled mute, Spiros Antonapoulos, who continually gets into trouble with the law, since he does not know any better.|
|The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter - free PDF, DOC, EPUB, FB2||Linking this disparate group of outsiders is the ironically named John Singer, a man who cannot talk or sing.|
You see the story at times from each of their perspectives. One of the characters is Mick Kelly, a young girl, kind of a tomboy, with a passion for music. The author was quite a talented musician herself, even accepted to study piano at Juilliard, so I wonder how much of that character is based on her own experience.
The perhaps most interesting character in the book is a deaf mute named John Singer. By the end of the book, all of the other characters turn to him for advice, and references to him in a God-like capacity become overwhelming.
There is a lot of unrest, politically and socially. Through several of her characters, the author addresses complex issues: This was her first novel, and the way she effortlessly and simply covers such issues is very impressive. You understand her point, but she is not pedantic.
I also appreciate her writing in its straightforward treatment of delicate issues. In more contemporary literature, people address these issues with such concern for political correctness that they end up not saying much at all.
I found her approach quite refreshing by contrast. The outside room is the superficial you that everyone sees and knows. But the inside room is secret, and just for you, where you go to feel your deepest feelings and think your deepest thoughts.
You wish, or dreamers do, that they could spend all their time in this inside room. I like and can relate to this concept. I liked it very much. I know just what he is talking about. McCullers did not ignore these very human impulses and desires, but she approached them with taste and grace.
Not everything needs to be explained and over-explained. Sometimes less is more, and I found her thoughtful but not gruesome approach to these concepts a pleasant break.
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The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter is about loneliness. At its center is the deaf-mute John Singer, who becomes the confidant for various types of misfits in a Georgia mill town during the s/5().