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Breakfast at Tiffany's. ( Fremdsprachentexte). (Lernmaterialien) (original 1958; edition 1995)

by Truman Capote, Herbert Geisen

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Contains: Breakfast at Tiffany's House of Flowers A Diamond Guitar A Christmas Memory
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Title:Breakfast at Tiffany's. ( Fremdsprachentexte). (Lernmaterialien)
Authors:Truman Capote
Other authors:Herbert Geisen
Info:Reclam, Ditzingen (1995), Paperback, 155 pages
Collections:Your library
Rating:***1/2
Tags:high society, party, amerikanische literatur, lang:en, englischsprachige literatur

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Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote (1958)

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Per me in Holly Golightly c'è molto Truman...E' un libro veloce, 130 pagine, una storia un po' gossippara ma che cela sofferenza...Tutta la sofferenza di Truman Capote...
  GianninaAlchemilla | Jan 5, 2020 |
Dans ce célèbre roman adapté au cinéma avec Audrey Hepburn, Truman Capote mêle humour et désespoir avec une sensibilité rare.
  ACParakou | Nov 28, 2019 |
The stories in this volume are:
Breakfast at Tiffany's, House of Flowers, A Diamond Guitar & A Christmas Memory. All are great and if they have any sort of theme it is of loss. Perhaps less true of House of Flowers.
While the first is most famous I found the last to be the best. A Christmas Memory is a truly famtastic piece of work.
Overall:Perhaps a little dated, but well worth your attention.
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  PhilOnTheHill | Sep 8, 2019 |
Truman Capote writes very well - crisp and smooth. He brings Holly Golightly to life. Holly isn't what you'd call a morally upright lady. She abandons her old husband and pursues fun and love. But ultimately she is just looking for a place to belong to, and a way to deal with the 'mean reds' when they hit, like going to Tiffany's. Besides Breakfast at Tiffany's, this version has three other stories. Breakfast at Tiffany's is good of course, and A Christmas Memory is surprisingly good too, but the other two is a bit blah (not too sure what their point is). ( )
  siok | Jul 28, 2019 |
I read this because it's on the 1001 books to read before you die list and it was available to read on my kindle from the library. I love the movie, and I was sort of hesitant to read the novella. I should have gone with my gut. The book is great, but just watch the movie and call it a day. Audrey Hepburn is the best. ( )
  japaul22 | Jul 7, 2019 |
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Capote, Trumanprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Blixen, KarenForewordsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Folch i Camarasa, RamonTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Golüke, GuidoTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Grøgaard, Johan FredrikTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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The story follows a young writer and his memory of an eccentric, charming call girl named Holly Golightly in Manhattan's Upper East Side.
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