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In New Orleans in 1937, a man and woman embark on a headlong flight into the wilderness of illicit passion. In Mississippi ten years earlier, a convict risks his one chance at freedom to rescue a pregnant woman. From these separate stories Faulkner composes a symphony of deliverance and damnation.
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William Faulkner (1897-1962) was an American novelist and short-story writer who was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature in 1949. He is recognized as one of the greatest American writers. His masterpieces include The Sound and the Fury, As I Lay Dying, Sanctuary, Light in August, The Hamlet, and The ReiversReview:
"There is no writer living who can play upon a scene the rich and Rembrandtesque flame that Faulkner commands" * Evening Standard * "His prose style is all his own, often sensuously alert, evocative, graceful" * Daily Telegraph * "Lays to rest any doubts that Faulkner could write a powerful love story" * Washington Post * "There is an extraordinary vigor and power in his writing, a feverish urge toward description in which words combine in a dense web of meaning" * Chicago Tribune *
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Book Description Vintage, 1964. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX039470262X
Book Description Vintage, 1964. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M039470262X
Book Description Vintage, 1964. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P11039470262X