By Truman Capote
Even though Truman Capote’s final, unfinished novel deals a devastating workforce portrait of the low and high society of his time.
Tracing the occupation of a author of doubtful parentage and omnivorous erotic tastes, Answered Prayers careens from a louche bar in Tangiers to a banquette at los angeles Côte Basque, from literary salons to steeply-priced whorehouses. It takes in calculating beauties and sadistic husbands besides such real-life assisting characters as Colette, the Duchess of Windsor, Montgomery Clift, and Tallulah Bankhead. in particular, this malevolently finny ebook screens Capote at his so much relentlessly observant and murderously witty.
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Answered Prayers by Truman Capote