“The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter” by Carson McCullers was first published in 1940. It was the author’s debut novel. When the book was published, Caron McCullers was only twenty-three-year old.
The story revolves around John Singer who can neither speak nor listen. The novel details his life and the people he comes across in a 1930s mill town in the state of Georgia, in the United States.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
Chapter One: Introduction
Chapter Two: Plot Overview
Chapter Three: Characters
Chapter Four: Complete Summary
Chapter Five: Critical Analysis