William Faulkner The Sound and the Fury Book

William Faulkner The Sound and the Fury Book

The Sound and the Fury

Commenting on The Sound and the Fury Faulkner said, It s the book I feel tenderest towards I couldn t leave it alone, and I never could tell it right Now acclaimed as one of the outstanding novels of this century, Faulkner s masterpiece centres on the degenerate Compson family It opens with Benjy s tale a tale told by an idiot in which time does not exist and p Commenting on The Sound and the Fury Faulkner said, It s the book I feel tenderest towards I couldn t leave it alone, and I never could tell it right Now acclaimed as one of the outstanding novels of this century, Faulkner s masterpiece centres on the degenerate Compson family It opens with Benjy s tale a tale told by an idiot in which time does not exist and parents, brothers, sister and and servants loom out of a fog and disappear again Only in the later narratives told by Benjy s brothers does the family come into disturbing focus, and the novel begins to reveal itself as less a story than a moving image an image of intense family relationships disintegrating in a vortex of lovelessness and extreme, sterile love

Title : The Sound and the Fury
Author :  William Faulkner
Language : English
Isbn : 014002087X
Format : Paperback
Pages : 284 pages

Rating: 4.6

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