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ISBN: 0075536579 / ISBN-13: 9780075536574

Absalom, Absalom!

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Quentin Compson and Shreve, his Harvard room-mate, are obsessed by the tragic rise and fall of Thomas Sutpen. As a poor white boy, Sutpen was turned ... Show synopsis

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apollo

THE great American novel

by apollo on Jan 9, 2012

A slightly unlikely choice as the best American Novel of the 20th century, but "Moby Dick" was an unlikely books to be the great American novel of the 19th century, too, wasn't it? A caveat: this book has to be read with care, attention, perseverance, and possibly a guide. If you do that, it will ... More

Selina

A masterpeice

by Selina on Sep 22, 2007

This is the great southern epic. Faulkner delivers a dark twisted tale. A bastard son of a plantation owner wants acknowlegment from his father. Unable to get it he romances his own half sister and plans an marrying her. This emotional blackmail makes for a great climax. Be warned this is an extremely ... More

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