Knight's gambit

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Random House, 1949 - Detective and mystery stories, American - 246 pages
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Gavin Stevens, county attorney for Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi, finds that the cases that cross his desk often deal with a more general human mystery.

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Review: Knight's Gambit

User Review  - Drake Savage - Goodreads

A witty, cunning, and mysterious collection of stories. Faulkner poses as a Doyle-like gent hiding in the swamps of the south, capturing the essence of small-town life and small-town secrets, only to ... Read full review

Review: Knight's Gambit

User Review  - Jesse - Goodreads

Of course, it's a shoddy piece of work. The title story is the best. It's also the longest. Nobody was ever blown away by this little collection, I'd bet. But if you really love Faulkner, you'll find ... Read full review

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Hand Upon the Waters
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