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As I Lay Dying (Vintage International)
As I Lay Dying (Vintage International)
by William Faulkner
“I set out deliberately to write a tour-de-force. Before I ever put pen to paper and set down the first word I knew what the last word would be and almost where the last period would fall.” —William Faulkner on As I Lay Dying As I Lay Dying is Faulkner’s harrowing account of the Bundren family’s odyssey across the Mississippi countryside...
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Absalom, Absalom! (Vintage International)
Absalom, Absalom! (Vintage International)
by William Faulkner
“Read, read, read. Read everything—trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and studies the master. Read! You’ll absorb it. Then write. If it is good, you’ll find out. If it’s not, throw it out the window.” —William Faulkner Absalom, Absalom! is Faulkner’s epic tale of Thomas...
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Soldiers' Pay
Soldiers' Pay
by William Faulkner
“A deft hand has woven this narrative. . . . This book rings true.”—New York TimesFaulkner’s debut novel, Soldiers’ Pay (1926), is among the most memorable works to emerge from the First World War. Through the story of a wounded veteran’s homecoming, it examines the impact of soldiers’ return from war on the people—particularly the...
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A Rose for Emily and Other Stories
A Rose for Emily and Other Stories
by William Faulkner
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The Essential Faulkner
The Essential Faulkner
by William Faulkner
A collection of the essential works by William Faulkner, the American novelist and short story writer."I'm a failed poet. Maybe every novelist wants to write poetry first, finds he can't and then tries the short story which is the most demanding form after poetry. And failing that, only then does he take up novel writing." - William...
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The Sound and the Fury
The Sound and the Fury
by William Faulkner
The Sound and the Fury is the tragedy of the Compson family, featuring some of the most memorable characters in literature: beautiful, rebellious Caddy; the manchild Benjy; haunted, neurotic Quentin; Jason, the brutal cynic; and Dilsey, their black servant. Their lives fragmented and harrowed by history and legacy, the character’s voices...
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A Rose for Emily and Other Stories: A Rose for Emily; The Hound; Turn About; That Evening Sun; Dry September; Delta...
A Rose for Emily and Other Stories: A Rose for Emily; The Hound; Turn About; That Evening Sun; Dry September; Delta...
by William Faulkner
Here is a classic collection from one of America’s greatest authors. Though these short stories have universal appeal, they are intensely local in setting. With the exception of “Turn About,” which derives from the time of the First World War, all these tales unfold in a small town in Mississippi, William Faulkner’s birthplace and...
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Ole Miss Juvenilia (Dover Thrift Editions)
Ole Miss Juvenilia (Dover Thrift Editions)
by William Faulkner
Faulkner's prolific publication history began at the age of 16 with poems and sketches for the Ole Miss campus newspaper, The Mississippian. The author continued to contribute to the publication throughout his student days at the university as well as after dropping out. These early works of poetry and prose reflect his gift for keen...
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Selected Short Stories (Modern Library)
Selected Short Stories (Modern Library)
by William Faulkner
William Faulkner was a master of the short story. Most of the pieces in this collection are drawn from the greatest period in his writing life, the fifteen or so years beginning in 1929, when he published The Sound and the Fury. They explore many of the themes found in the novels and feature characters of small-town Mississippi life that...
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The Faulkner Reader
The Faulkner Reader
by William Faulkner
A sweeping anthology of works by an American original, including the complete text of The Sound and the Fury, a foreword by the author, his Nobel Prize address, and a selection of brilliant novellas and short stories, including:This William Faulkner collection includes a Forward by the author; Faulkner’s December 10, 1950 Nobel Prize...
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The Faulkner Reader
The Faulkner Reader
by William Faulkner
This William Faulkner collection includes a Forward by the author; Faulkner’s December 10, 1950 Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech; The Sound and the Fury (complete); six excerpts from other novels; and eight short stories including: A Rose for Emily, Dry September, Barn Burning, That Evening Sun, Turnabout, Shingles for the Lord, Wash, and A...
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The Faulkner Reader: The Sound and the Fury, Selections from Other Novels, Three Novellas, Nine Stories, The Nobel...
The Faulkner Reader: The Sound and the Fury, Selections from Other Novels, Three Novellas, Nine Stories, The Nobel...
by William Faulkner
A sweeping anthology of works by an American original, including the complete text of The Sound and the Fury, a foreword by the author, his Nobel Prize address, and a selection of brilliant novellas and short stories, including:   “The Bear” (from Go Down, Moses) “Old Man” (from The Wild Palms) “Spotted Horses” (from The Hamlet) “A Rose...
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Light in August (Vintage International)
Light in August (Vintage International)
by William Faulkner
“Read, read, read. Read everything—trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and studies the master. Read! You’ll absorb it. Then write. If it is good, you’ll find out. If it’s not, throw it out the window.” —William Faulkner Light in August, a novel about hopeful perseverance...
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Go Down, Moses (Vintage International)
Go Down, Moses (Vintage International)
by William Faulkner
“I believe that man will not merely endure: he will prevail. He is immortal, not because he alone among creatures has an inexhaustible voice, but because he has a soul, a spirit capable of compassion and sacrifice and endurance.” —William Faulkner, on receiving the Nobel Prize   Go Down, Moses is composed of seven interrelated...
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Snopes: The Hamlet, The Town, The Mansion (Snopes Trilogy)
Snopes: The Hamlet, The Town, The Mansion (Snopes Trilogy)
by William Faulkner
Here, published in a single volume as he always hoped they would be, are the three novels that comprise William Faulkner’s famous Snopes trilogy, a saga that stands as perhaps the greatest feat of this celebrated author’s incomparable imagination. The Hamlet, the first book of the series chronicling the advent and rise of the grasping...
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Collected Stories (Vintage International)
Collected Stories (Vintage International)
by William Faulkner
“I’m a failed poet. Maybe every novelist wants to write poetry first, finds he can’t and then tries the short story which is the most demanding form after poetry. And failing that, only then does he take up novel writing.” —William Faulkner   Winner of the National Book Award Forty-two stories make up this magisterial collection by the...
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The Wild Palms: [If I Forget Thee, Jerusalem] (Vintage International)
The Wild Palms: [If I Forget Thee, Jerusalem] (Vintage International)
by William Faulkner
In this feverishly beautiful novel—originally titled If I Forget Thee, Jerusalem by Faulkner, and now published in the authoritative Library of America text—William Faulkner interweaves two narratives, each wholly absorbing in its own right, each subtly illuminating the other. In New Orleans in 1937, a man and a woman embark on a...
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Uncollected Stories of William Faulkner (Vintage International)
Uncollected Stories of William Faulkner (Vintage International)
by William Faulkner
This invaluable volume, which has been republished to commemorate the one-hundredth anniversary of Faulkner's birth, contains some of the greatest short fiction by a writer who defined the course of American literature. Its forty-five stories fall into three categories: those not included in Faulkner's earlier collections; previously...
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The Essential Faulkner
The Essential Faulkner
by William Faulkner
A collection of essential pieces by an American master • “A real contribution to the study of Faulkner’s work.”—Edmund Wilson   In prose of biblical grandeur and feverish intensity, William Faulkner reconstructed the history of the American South as a tragic legend of courage and cruelty, gallantry and greed, futile nobility and...
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Three Famous Short Novels: Spotted Horses Old Man The Bear (Vintage International)
Three Famous Short Novels: Spotted Horses Old Man The Bear (Vintage International)
by William Faulkner
“You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.” —William Faulkner These short works offer three different approaches to Faulkner, each representative of his work as a whole. Spotted Horses is a hilarious account of a horse auction, and pits the “cold practicality” of women against the boyish folly of...
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A Fable (Vintage International)
A Fable (Vintage International)
by William Faulkner
This novel won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award in 195. An allegorical story of World War I, set in the trenches in France and dealing ostensibly with a mutiny in a French regiment, it was originally considered a sharp departure for Faulkner. Recently it has come to be recognized as one of his major works and an...
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The Wishing Tree
The Wishing Tree
by William Faulkner
A beautifully illustrated children’s book unlike any other—a tender and atmospheric tale written by William Faulkner as a present for his future stepdaughter   “If you are kind to helpless things, you don’t need a Wishing Tree to make things come true.”   A strange boy leads a birthday girl and her companions on a hunt for the wishing...
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The Town: A Novel of the Snopes Family (Vintage International Book 2)
The Town: A Novel of the Snopes Family (Vintage International Book 2)
by William Faulkner
This is the second volume of Faulkner’s trilogy about the Snopes family, his symbol for the grasping, destructive element in the post-bellum South. Like its predecessor The Hamlet, and its successor The Mansion, The Town is completely self-contained, but it gains resonance from being read with the other two.  The story of Flem Snopes’...
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Essays, Speeches & Public Letters (Modern Library Classics)
Essays, Speeches & Public Letters (Modern Library Classics)
by William Faulkner
An essential collection of William Faulkner’s mature nonfiction work, updated, with an abundance of new material. This unique volume includes Faulkner’s Nobel Prize acceptance speech, a review of Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea (in which he suggests that Hemingway has found God), and newly collected gems, such as the acerbic essay...
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Knight's Gambit (Vintage International)
Knight's Gambit (Vintage International)
by William Faulkner
Gavin Stevens, the wise and forbearing student of crime and the folk ways of Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi, plays the major role in these six stories of violence.  In each, Stevens’ sharp insights and ingenious detection uncover the underlying motives.
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New Orleans Sketches
New Orleans Sketches
by William Faulkner
In 1925 William Faulkner began his professional writing career in earnest while living in the French Quarter of New Orleans. He had published a volume of poetry (The Marble Faun), had written a few book reviews, and had contributed sketches to the University of Mississippi student newspaper. He had served a stint in the Royal Canadian...
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The Hamlet (Vintage International)
The Hamlet (Vintage International)
by William Faulkner
The Hamlet, the first novel of Faulkner's Snopes trilogy, is both an ironic take on classical tragedy and a mordant commentary on the grand pretensions of the antebellum South and the depths of its decay in the aftermath of war and Reconstruction. It tells of the advent and the rise of the Snopes family in Frenchman's Bend, a small town...
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Flags in the Dust: The complete text of Faulkner's third novel, which appeared in a cut version as Sartoris (Vintage...
Flags in the Dust: The complete text of Faulkner's third novel, which appeared in a cut version as Sartoris (Vintage...
by William Faulkner
The complete text, published for the first time in 1973, of Faulkner’s third novel, written when he was twenty-nine, which appeared, with his reluctant consent, in a much cut version in 1929 as Sartoris.
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Father Abraham
Father Abraham
by William Faulkner
Not a fragment, not quite a finished work, Father Abraham is the brilliant beginning of a novel which William Faulkner tried repeatedly to write, for a period of almost a decade and a half, during the earlier part of his career—the novel about the Snopes family which he finally completed and published as The Hamlet in 1940.  ...
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The Marble Faun and A Green Bough
The Marble Faun and A Green Bough
by William Faulkner
Published early in the author’s legendary career and collected here in a single illuminating volume, these are William Faulkner’s only two works of poetry:  The Marble Faun  (1924) and  A Green Bough  (1933).   “These are primarily the poems of youth and a simple heart. They are the poems of a mind that reacts directly to sunlight...
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Soldiers' Pay
Soldiers' Pay
by William Faulkner
“A deft hand has woven this narrative. . . . This book rings true.”— The New York Times Faulkner’s first novel, Soldiers’ Pay (1926), is among the most memorable works to emerge from the First World War. Through the story of a wounded veteran’s homecoming, it examines the impact of soldiers’ return from war on the...
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The Mansion (Vintage International)
The Mansion (Vintage International)
by William Faulkner
The Mansion completes Faulkner’s great trilogy of the Snopes family in the mythical county of Yoknapatawpha, Mississippi, which also includes The Hamlet and The Town. Beginning with the murder of Jack Houston and ending with the murder of Flem Snopes, it traces the downfall of the indomitable post-bellum family who managed to seize...
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Pylon: The Corrected Text (Vintage International)
Pylon: The Corrected Text (Vintage International)
by William Faulkner
One of the few of William Faulkner’s works to be set outside his fictional Yoknapatawpha County, Pylon , first published in 1935, takes place at an air show in a thinly disguised New Orleans named New Valois.  An unnamed reporter for a local newspaper tries to understand a very modern ménage a trois of flyers on the brainstorming...
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These 13
These 13
by William Faulkner
William Faulkner’s first collection of short stories, long out of print and now available as an ebook, featuring “A Rose for Emily” and many of his best-loved stories, including: “Victory” “Ad Astra” “All the Dead Pilots” “Crevasse” “Red Leaves” “A Justice” “Hair” “That Evening Sun” “Dry September” “Mistral” “Divorce in Naples”...
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Big Woods: The Hunting Stories (Vintage International)
Big Woods: The Hunting Stories (Vintage International)
by William Faulkner
"The Bear, " "The Old People, " "A Bear Hunt, " "Race at Morning"--some of Nobel Prize-winning author William Faulkner's most famous stories are collected in this volume--in which he observed, celebrated, and mourned the fragile otherness that is nature, as well as the cruelty and humanity of men. "Contains some of Faulkner's best work."
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The Sound and the Fury (Vintage International)
The Sound and the Fury (Vintage International)
by William Faulkner
The Sound and the Fury is the tragedy of the Compson family, featuring some of the most memorable characters in literature: beautiful, rebellious Caddy; the manchild Benjy; haunted, neurotic Quentin; Jason, the brutal cynic; and Dilsey, their black servant. Their lives fragmented and harrowed by history and legacy, the character’s voices...
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Intruder in the Dust (Vintage International)
Intruder in the Dust (Vintage International)
by William Faulkner
A classic Faulkner novel which explores the lives of a family of characters in the South. An aging black who has long refused to adopt the black's traditionally servile attitude is wrongfully accused of murdering a white man.
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The Reivers (Vintage International)
The Reivers (Vintage International)
by William Faulkner
One of Faulkner's comic masterpieces, The Reivers is a picaresque that tells of three unlikely car thieves from rural Mississippi. Eleven-year-old Lucius Priest is persuaded by Boon Hogganbeck, one of his family's retainers, to steal his grandfather's car and make a trip to Memphis. The Priests' black coachman, Ned McCaslin, stows...
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The Unvanquished (Vintage International)
The Unvanquished (Vintage International)
by William Faulkner
Set in Mississippi during the Civil War and Reconstruction, THE UNVANQUISHED focuses on the Sartoris family, who, with their code of personal responsibility and courage, stand for the best of the Old South's traditions.
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Sanctuary (Vintage International)
Sanctuary (Vintage International)
by William Faulkner
A powerful novel examining the nature of evil, informed by the works of T. S. Eliot and Freud, mythology, local lore, and hardboiled detective fiction, Sanctuary is the dark, at times brutal, story of the kidnapping of Mississippi debutante Temple Drake, who introduces her own form of venality into the Memphis underworld where she is...
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