A Good Man Is Hard to Find and Other Stories by Flannery O'Connor PDF

By Flannery O'Connor

ISBN-10: 0547543700

ISBN-13: 9780547543703

The gathering that confirmed O'Connor's recognition as one of many american masters of the fast tale. the amount comprises the distinguished identify tale, a story of the murderous fugitive The Misfit, in addition to “The Displaced Person" and 8 different tales.

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It wasn’t possible. Or was it? The boy was thin, stunted. And probably sterile. Radiation exposure, years straight. No wonder he was so small. His arms and legs were like pipe cleaners, knobby and thin. Hendricks SECOND VARIETY 35 touched the boy’s arm. His skin was dry and rough; radiation skin. He bent down, looking into the boy’s face. There was no expression. Big eyes, big and dark. ” Henricks said. “No. ” “The round things. ” Maybe there weren’t any claws around. A lot of areas were free.

The sphere dissolved into particles. But already a second had emerged and was following the first. The Russian fired again. A third sphere leaped up the Russian’s leg, clicking and whirring. It jumped to the shoulder. The spinning blades disappeared into the Russian’s throat. Eric relaxed. “Well, that’s that. God, those damn things give me the creeps. ” Leone lit a cigarette shakily. “I wonder why a Russian would come all this way alone. ” Lieutenant Scott came slipping up the tunnel, into the bunker.

The round things. ” Maybe there weren’t any claws around. A lot of areas were free. They collected mostly around bunkers, where there were people. The claws had been designed to sense warmth, warmth of living things. ” Hendricks straightened up. “Well? Which way are you going? ” Hendricks folded his arms. “I’m going a long way. Miles. ” He looked at his watch. ” Hendricks fumbled in his pack. “It isn’t worth it. ” He tossed down the food cans he had with him. “You take these and go back. ” The boy said nothing.

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