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Winesburg, Ohio
by Sherwood Anderson (1919)

Winesburg, Ohio is a series of interconnecting short stories published in 1919. It is considered to be one of the earliest works of modernist literature and among the best English-language novels of the 20th century.

In this moving collection of interrelated stories, Sherwood Anderson illuminates life in a small American town as well as portraying a young writer's coming of age, searching for love, and yearning for a wider world.

Through the eyes of young George Willard, the inner lives of many of Winesburg's inhabitants open to us. Their stories are woven into a powerful portrayal of community life, and, ironically, of the isolation its atmosphere can engender. It endures as a classic portrait of American life.

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