10 best comic works in literature

A list of the top 10 comic works – books you don't want to miss. 

8. "The Ponder Heart," by Eudora Welty (1954)


This comic narration by Miss Edna Earle Ponder, the manager of a hotel in a little town in Mississippi, is brimming with clever Southern expressions and colorful images. Concentrating on the story of her uncle, the nutty and unrestrained Daniel Ponder, whose ill-matched marriages caused him innumerable complications, Edna tells the story of her family's marvelously idiosyncratic history.

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