Mr. Blue is actually J. Blue, a mysterious and magnetic man who spends his inherited wealth as soon as he gets it and ends up having to live in a packing box on a New York City rooftop. This beloved novel about a contemporary St. Francis figure, first published in 1928, has intrigued readers for decades.
This latest edition of Mr. Blue by Myles Connolly includes an introduction by John Breslin, SJ, as well as discussion questions designed to help deepen the reading experience for both individuals and reading groups.
A guide for deeper individual understanding of the novel or for group discussion [pdf]
Myles Connolly (1897–1964) was an American screenwriter who helped write and produce over forty films. He wrote three other novels, including Dan England and The Noonday Devil.