Absalom, Absalom! (Vintage International)
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From the back cover
Absalom, Absalom! is the story of Thomas Sutpen and his ruthless, single-minded pursuit of his grand design--to forge a dynasty in Jefferson, Mississippi, in 1830--which is ultimately destroyed (along with Sutpen himself) by his own sons. A century later, the figure of Sutpen continues to haunt young Quentin Compson, who is obsessed with the legacy of Sutpen, and of the Old South.
I am sending this book in a trade with tabby-cat-owner--for another Faulkner novel, which thrills me!
received in the mail from lit-fandango of Howell, New Jersey in a book trade.
Thanks, lit-fandango, for trading. I look forward to reading this book.
This book was a difficult book to read. If it wasn't for the Chronology and the Genealogy in the back of the I might not have known what the ramblings of various characters were all about. This book contains the corrected text which was done in 1986. Many of the corrections are very simple such as the addition of periods, commas and spelling corrections. The names of characters have also been added in parenthesis after pronouns to help the reader know who is being refered to. This author used his own version of 'stream of consciousness' writing. His technique employs conversations (not thoughts) where the speaker rambles on and on. This technique makes the reader realize that the opinion of the speaker may not be actually what happened. Faulkner also uses a spiraling technique where an event is related over and over (which can be annoying). The part of the book that I enjoyed the most was the mood created when describing the Civil War scenes.
Journal Entry 6
a RABCK, By Mail/Post/Courier -- Controlled Releases on Tuesday, January 11, 2011
Released 10 yrs ago (1/11/2011 UTC) at a RABCK, By Mail/Post/Courier -- Controlled Releases
CONTROLLED RELEASE NOTES:
This book has been mailed to eparks4232 of Elkins Park, Pennsylvania.
I hope you enjoy this book, eparks4232.
Journal Entry 7
Elkins Park, Pennsylvania USA on Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Thanks for the books, TabbyCat! I will put them in my 1001 queue and release them again when some one asks for them!
Journal Entry 8
Elkins Park, Pennsylvania USA on Wednesday, January 30, 2013
This book taught me to love Faulkner!
Journal Entry 9
Helsinki, Uusimaa / Nyland Finland on Friday, February 01, 2013
This book is now back on the 1001 library bookshelf
and can be borrowed by PMing eparks4232
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