“When he wrote this letter (see below), he was not a famous person. I think it’s charming that he sat down to write the letter. I’m not sure how many fiction writers would do that. Fiction writers don’t like to explain their stories. They like to think people can interpret them, and if they have to explain them, it’s a bit much.”

James Barron


You’ve Got Some S’plaining To Do
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“Don’t get your story”
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”Miss”, replied young Capote
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“s’all allegory”
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©d.w.moore, haikunews
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And in the News: Dear Reader: You Misunderstood My Story. Signed, Truman Capote

 


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20 yo Capote’s reply to Miss Warner who simply didn’t understand that the two characters were one and the same person. Click to enlarge
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