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ISBN: 1455813060 / ISBN-13: 9781455813063

Light in August


A landmark in American fiction, "Light in August" explores Faulkner's central theme: the nature of evil. Joe Christmas - a man doomed, deracinated ... Show synopsis

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  • Light in August (Brilliance Audio) – Audiobook CD (2011)
    by William Faulkner, Will Patton (Performed by)

    Light in August

    Audiobook CD, Brilliance Audio
    Library ed.

    ISBN: 1455813060
    ISBN-13: 9781455813063

    An Oprah's Book Club Selection regarded as one of Faulkner's greatest and most accessible novels, Light in August is a timeless and riveting story of determination, tragedy, and hope. In Faulkner's iconic Yoknapatawpha County, race, sex, and religion collide around three memorable characters searching desperately for human connection and their own identities. Audie Award-winning narrator Will Patton lends his voice to Light in August. Patton has narrated works by Ernest Hemingway, Don DeLillo, Pat Conroy, Denis Johnson, ... Show more

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Overall customer rating: 3.000

Racial Essentialism

by rejoyce on Oct 2, 2007

This reader believes William Faulkner to be the greatest American novelist of the twentieth century. But Light in August, one of his canonical novels published in 1932, isn't one of my favorites. The early section is entirely dialogue-driven, the later exposition. Faulkner experiments with time structure ... More

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