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“He is the greatest artist the South has produced. . . . Indeed, through his many novels and short stories, Faulkner fights out the moral problem which was repressed after the nineteenth century [yet] for all his concern with the South, Faulkner was actually seeking out the nature of man. Thus we must turn to him for that continuity of moral purpose which made for greatness of our classics.” —Ralph Ellison
“No man ever put more of his heart and soul into the written word than did William Faulkner. If you want to know all you can about that heart and soul, the fiction where he put it is still right there.” —Eudora Welty
The book is somewhat difficult to read the first time, but that is what makes it so wonderful.
His writing style isn't very straightforward, and he uses a wide variety of narrators, but the story itself is great.
I feel like I need to write this for all the high school students out there who get assigned this book.
Notes throughout the book, nearly every page. (although some are helpful)Published 3 hours ago by Diver Duke
Wonderful read! It's a little difficult to follow all of the characters initially, but the story is moving.Published 1 day ago by Lilheart17
One of my favorite novels of all time. This is they type of novel that needs to be read twice to really appreciate its genius. Read morePublished 24 days ago by Joshua Mozie
Oh, my what a story! I don't think I ever could have gotten through this book without listening to the audible version with all of the different narrators to help you understand... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Kristi Richardson