Novels, 1957-1962, Volume 5

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Library of America, 1999 - Fiction - 1011 pages
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"Flem's relentless drive toward wealth and control plays itself out in The Mansion (1959), in which a wronged relative, the downtrodden sharecropper Mink Snopes, succeeds in avenging himself and bringing down the corrupt Snopes dynasty."--BOOK JACKET. "His last novel, The Reivers: A Reminiscence (1962), is distinctly mellower and more elegiac than his earlier work. A picaresque adventure set early in the twentieth century and involving a Memphis brothel, a racehorse, and a stolen automobile, it evokes the world of childhood with a final burst of comic energy."--BOOK JACKET.

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User Review  - Lapsus16 - LibraryThing

A Fable: Another very difficult read by William Faulkner. As in his other novels, I feel as a member of an extraterrestrial race trying to understand the language of humanity. Or maybe it's the other ... Read full review

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"The Reivers is a nostalgic look at the early days of Jefferson (the key town in Faulkner's invented Yoknapatawpha County) told mostly through the eyes of a young boy. The story is linear and easy to ... Read full review

Contents

The Mansion
3
Chronology
975
Note on the Texts
1001
Copyright

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About the author (1999)

William Faulkner (1897–1962) was born in Mississippi and was the recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature and the Pulitzer Prize.

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