THE MOVIEGOER February 8, 2017
Reflections in a Golden Eye: a “hothouse tale” of desire and simmering violence
By Terrence Rafferty
Sometimes when Carson McCullers talked about writing she sounded like an actor.
“When I write about a thief,” she once said, “I become one; when I write about Captain Penderton, I become a homosexual man; when I write about a deaf mute, I become dumb during the time of the story. I become the characters I write about and…