Carson Mccullers Stories, Ranked.

Just finished The Ballad of the Sad Cafe as my introduction to Carson McCullers. Below are my favorites, in order.
  1. 1.
    A Tree, A Rock, A Cloud.
    "There were these beautiful feelings and loose little pleasures inside me. And this woman was something like an assembly line for my soul. I run these little pieces of myself through her and I come out complete."
  2. 2.
    The Sojourner
    "There's nothing that makes you so aware of the improvisation of human existence as a song unfinished. Or an old address book." ... "...as though an emotion as protean as his love could dominate the pulse of time."
  3. 3.
    The Ballad of the Sad Cafe.
    "A most mediocre person can be the object of a love which is wild, extravagant, and beautiful as the poison lillies of the swamp."
  4. 4.
    Madame Zilensky and the King of Finland.
  5. 5.
    A Domestic Dilemma.
    "His hand sought the adjacent flesh and sorrow paralleled desire in the immense complexity of love."
  6. 6.
    The Jockey.
  7. 7.
    Wunderkind.