Collected Stories of Carson McCullers, including The Member by Carson McCullers

By Carson McCullers

Carson McCullers--novelist, dramatist, poet--was on the top of her powers as a author of brief fiction. listed here are nineteen tales that discover her signature topics: wounded formative years, loneliness in marriage, and the tragicomedy of lifestyles within the South. right here too are "The Member of the marriage" and "The Ballad of the unhappy Cafe," novellas that Tennessee Williams judged to be "assuredly one of the masterpieces of our language." (A Mariner Reissue)

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Vaguely he smiled at a face before him. " You could always tell how the elevator boy felt about the permanent people of the hotel. When those for whom he had the most respect stepped out on their floors he always held the door open for an extra moment in an attitude of unctuousness. Hans had to jump furtively so that the sliding door would not nip his heels. Poldi— He stood hesitantly in the dim corridor. From the end came the sound of a cello—playing a series of descending phrases that tumbled over each other helter skelter like a handful of marbles dropped downstairs.

She acted as though she really cared for me a little. Half the time I felt so good I hardly knew what to do with myself. But I didn't forget about Sucker. There were a lot of old things in my bureau drawer I'd been saving—boxing gloves and Tom Swift books and second rate fishing tackle. All this I turned over to him. We had some more talks together and it was really like I was knowing him for the first time. When there was a long cut on his cheek I knew he had been monkeying around with this new first razor set of mine, but I didn't say anything.

And there is one point in a thing like this—as long as I feel this way, in a sense it is true. Poldi When Hans was only a block from the hotel a chill rain began to fall, draining the color from the lights that were just being turned on along Broadway. He fastened his pale eyes on the sign reading COLTON ARMS, tucked a sheet of music under his overcoat, and hurried on. By the time he stepped inside the dingily marbled lobby his breath was coming in sharp pants and the sheet of music was crumpled.

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