Other Voices, Other Rooms by Truman Capote

OVORA very descriptive book – desolate miles of swamp and a letter describing a complicated journey

Racism is rife: the jail has not housed a white criminal for over four years.’ Never trust a nigger, their minds and hair are full of kinks in equal measure’

The sheriff drinks and lets cut-throats run free.

Joel, at 13, tries snuff and feels jealous of Billy Bob.

Mister Sansom is mysterious, paralysed, never really listened – may as well read from a directory

Randolph ‘one has always to love a good many things which the beloved must come only to symbolize.’  He shot his father?

Amy had always wanted to be a nurse.

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