AP Reading List – Book-A-Day: Wise Blood

Flannery O'Conner's Wise Blood is our suggestion today for #Book-A-Day.Author:  Flannery O’Connor

Category:  Fiction

Overview: Set in the south, Wise Blood is the story of a man whose experiences in World War II lead him to become an atheist, and later events, a proponent of atheism.

What they’re saying in the Prepwise staff room:

Chris: “Originally published as four short stories, this novel about a man struggling with his faith can feel disjointed and odd.  It is worth a read, however, to get a sense of how O’Connor found her voice.”

Ethan: “Flannery O’Connor’s Southern Gothic style, dark humor, and unflinching look at religion all come through in her debut novel. O’Connor is my favorite short story writer and those skills all translates to this novel seamlessly.”


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