Published In , Absalom, Absalom Is Considered By Many To Be William Faulkner S Masterpiece Although The Novel S Complex And Fragmented Structure Poses Considerable Difficulty To Readers, The Book S Literary Merits Place It Squarely In The Ranks Of America S Finest Novels The Story Concerns Thomas Sutpen, A Poor Man Who Finds Wealth And Then Marries Into A Respectable Family His Ambition And Extreme Need For Control Bring About His Ruin And The Ruin Of His Family Sutpen S Story Is Told By Several Narrators, Allowing The Reader To Observe Variations In The Saga As It Is Recounted By Different Speakers This Unusual Technique Spotlights One Of The Novel S Central Questions To What Extent Can People Know The Truth About The Past
William Cuthbert Faulkner was a Nobel Prize winning American novelist and short story writer One of the most influential writers of the twentieth century, his reputation is based mostly on his novels, novellas, and short stories He was also a published poet and an occasional screenwriter.The majority of his works are set in his native state of Mississippi Though his work was publish
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- Absalom, Absalom!
- William Faulkner
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