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Truman Capote - Breakfast At Tiffanys

Truman Capote - Breakfast At Tiffanys

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"Breakfast at Tiffany's" is a novella written by Truman Capote, originally published in 1958. It's one of Capote's most iconic and beloved works, and it was later adapted into a successful film starring Audrey Hepburn as the main character, Holly Golightly.

The story is narrated by a writer who becomes friends with Holly Golightly, a charming and enigmatic young woman living in New York City. Holly is a socialite and party girl who is known for her beauty and eccentric lifestyle. She is often seen wandering the streets of Manhattan in the early morning, pausing to have breakfast at the Tiffany & Co. store, which is where the novella gets its title.

As the writer becomes more deeply involved in Holly's life, he learns about her past, her dreams, and the complexities beneath her carefree exterior. The novella explores themes of love, identity, loneliness, and the pursuit of happiness.

"Breakfast at Tiffany's" is celebrated for its evocative prose and vivid portrayal of New York City in the 1950s. Holly Golightly, with her iconic little black dress and oversized sunglasses, has become an enduring cultural symbol. The novella is both a character study of Holly and a reflection on the transient nature of human relationships.

Truman Capote's writing in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" is often praised for its elegance and emotional depth. The story has resonated with readers for decades and remains a classic of American literature, known for its exploration of the complexities of human nature and the pursuit of one's dreams.
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