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Sound and the Fury

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ISBN-10: 0679732241

ISBN-13: 9780679732242

Edition: 1984

Authors: William Faulkner

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First published in 1929, Faulkner created his "heart's darling," the beautiful and tragic Caddy Compson, whose story Faulkner told through separate monologues by her three brothers--the idiot Benjy, the neurotic suicidal Quentin and the monstrous Jason.
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Copyright year: 1984
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/30/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.814

Born in an old Mississippi family, William Faulkner made his home in Oxford, seat of the University of Mississippi. After the fifth grade he went to school only off and on-lived, read, and wrote much as he pleased. In 1918, refusing to enlist with the "Yankees," he joined the Canadian Air Force, and was transferred to the British Royal Air Force. After the war he studied a little at the University, did house painting, worked as a night superintendent at a power plant, went to New Orleans and became a friend of Sherwood Anderson, then to Europe and back home to Oxford. By this time he had written two novels. The Sound and the Fury followed in 1929. Financial success came with Sanctuary in…