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Wise Blood Paperback – 1 August 2008

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  • Paperback: 176 pages
  • Publisher: Faber Paperback; Main edition (1 August 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0571241301
  • ISBN-13: 978-0571241309
  • Product Dimensions: 12.7 x 1 x 19.6 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 141 g
  • Customer Reviews: 4.0 out of 5 stars170 customer ratings
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 9,684 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"I was more impressed by "Wise Blood than any novel I have read for a long time. Her picture of the world is literally terrifying. Kafka is almost the only one of our contemporaries who has achieved such effects. I have tremendous admiration for the work of this young writer."--Caroline Gordon "No other major American writer of our century has constructed a fictional world so energetically and forthrightly charged by religious investigation."--Brad Leithauser, "The New Yorker

About the Author

Flannery O'Connor was born in Savannah, Georgia, in 1925. When she died at the age of thirty-nine, America lost one of its most gifted writers at the height of her powers.

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