|Award(s):||Nobel Prize in Literature (1949)|
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Following three families in the American South before, during, and after the Civil War, William Faulkner’ s Absalom, Absalom! tells the story of Thomas Sutpen, whose dreams of a prosperous life as a landowner and patriarch ultimately lead to his downfall. Narrated in flashbacks by Rosa Coldfield, Quentin Compson (from Faulkner’ s The Sound and the Fury), and Quentin’ s Harvard roommate, Shreve,...
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ugh. I really, really hated this....I just didn't get it.
Jan 4th, 2018
Jun 25th, 2015
This is a novel of darkness where the inner workings of human nature are challenging. I can't say I enjoyed it but I was challenged by it.
Jan 4th, 2015
Dec 12th, 2014
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17th on The Novel 100 by Daniel S. Bert