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If you like good literature, I strongly suggest that you read this amazing book.
William Faulkner (1897-1962) famously said that all novelists were failed short story writers and all short story writers were failed poets.
His words are potent and sharp in all of them, even if his point and meaning is more elusive.
Faulkner...mmm... It must be me because I just cannot get into Faulkner and I have an undergraduate degree in English. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Jerry G. Persall
Nothing better than Faulkner. Faulkner is the greatest. My only problem is wanting to read the sentences over and over for their beauty, vividness, and character revelations. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Metalguy
I tried - and failed - to read a Faulkner novel, so thought his short stories would be a more accessible introduction to his work. Read morePublished 2 months ago by sally tarbox
I ordered this edition specifically because it was a hardback and because it was the most inclusive collection of Faulkner stories I could find. At 900 pages it is certainly that. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Mark Dickson
Quite good . The stories capture the Atmosphere of "The Old South" in the 1930's. Characterisaton is a strong feature of most of the stories.Published 3 months ago by Gilox
In my opinion a handful of these stories are among the best in the English language. However, the majority of them are pointless – they have no conclusions and appear to be the... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Bobby Mills
The first stories in this book are truly brilliant and so well written that they should be compulsory reading for all aspiring writers. They're also devastating. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Ghostgum
How can I rate Faulkner? Only by saying that he is one of the really great ones [up there with Steinbeck, Harper Lee, Tennesee Williams, Arthur Miller and Philip Roth, and that is... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Helle Sannig