With an introduction by Richard Hughes Ever since the first furore was created on its publication in 1929, The Sound and the Fury has been considered ...Show synopsisWith an introduction by Richard Hughes Ever since the first furore was created on its publication in 1929, The Sound and the Fury has been considered one of the key novels of this century. Depicting the gradual disintegration of the Compson family through four fractured narratives, The Sound and the Fury explores intense, passionate family relationships where there is no love, only self-centredness. At its heart this is a novel about lovelessness - 'only an idiot has no grief; only a fool would forget it. What else is there in this world sharp enough to stick to your guts?'Hide synopsis
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Considering this is a Faulkner classic, it is definately worth the read. Each chapter is written by a different family member, even with one chapter being written by a mentally challenged man, making it a little difficult to read.
Overall, the plot twist at the end is definately unexpected and shocking.
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