Absalom, Absalom! by William Faulkner

By William Faulkner

Following 3 households within the American South earlier than, in the course of, and after the Civil conflict, William Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom! tells the tale of Thomas Sutpen, whose desires of a wealthy lifestyles as a landowner and patriarch eventually result in his downfall. Narrated in flashbacks by means of Rosa Coldfield, Quentin Compson (from Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury), and Quentin's Harvard roommate, Shreve, every one personality provides layers to Sutpen's tale, revealing a growing number of in their personal tales and biases.
First released in 1936, Absalom, Absalom! contributed tremendously to Faulkner's 1949 Nobel Prize and used to be voted the simplest Southern novel of all time in 2009 via Oxford Magazine. the unconventional additionally includes the longest sentence in literature in response to the Guinness ebook of worldwide Records— a 1,288-word lengthy sentence in bankruptcy six.
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