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This is the first book that I've read in a long time that made me feel like I had accomplished something when I finished it.
Many, probably most, people would hate this book, but if you like this sort of challenging reading, this is one of the great works you owe it to yourself to read.
Faulkner's most compelling trait is he doesn't tell a story--he involves the reader in it so the reader, in effect, pieces it together in his mind as he reads it.
Faulkner's masterful work Absalom, Absalom! is an amazing work of literature because while it is fiction and nearly mythological in scope, and while the dialogue does not in any... Read morePublished 6 days ago by Fred Provencher
"Absalom, Absalom!" is my new favorite book. I'll put it up with Dostoevsky's "The Idiot" as best books ever in this history of time. Read morePublished 15 days ago by V. T. Franks
It's a literary masterpiece - comprehending streaming consciousness is a challenge.Published 19 days ago by Elizabeth Lasher
You'll need help understanding this narrative.
Your reward is near.
So eloquent is his description of the old ways of the South.
In my opinion Faulkner's best. He is always a tough read for me.Published 1 month ago by Rick White
This is, of course, a classic. One must love it! This particular book that I ordered is a used version apparently offered by a student as it is considerably marked. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Patricia