The Sound and the Fury

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 1984 - Fiction - 336 pages
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First published in 1929, Faulkner created his "heart's darling," the beautiful and tragic Caddy Compson, whose story Faulkner told through separate monologues by her three brothers--the idiot Benjy, the neurotic suicidal Quentin and the monstrous Jason.

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Finally completed my first Faulkner novel having somehow avoided him during school years. The author's appendix is infinitely helpful but the stream of consciousness style is still difficult. This ... Read full review

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Thank goodness that's over!! I'm sorry, I'm just not a William Faulkner fan. His style of writing just grates against me. I'm not saying I won't read anything else by him, but it's going to be a long ... Read full review

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William Faulkner was born in New Albany, Mississippi, on September 25, 1897. Faulkner had begun writing poems when he was a schoolboy and published a poetry collection in 1924 at his own expense. In 1950, Faulkner traveled to Sweden to accept the 1949 Nobel Prize for Literature. He died of a heart attack on July 6, 1962.

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