William Faulkner
Vintage Books, New York, 2011; originally published 1930, English
ISBN: 9780679732259

The story of the Bundren family’s journey across Mississippi with the aim of burying Addie, wife and mother of the family, in Jefferson. Narrated in turn by each character, including Addie, Faulkner’s innovative novel explores the inner mind through various viewpoints and ranges in sentiment from humor to profound sorrow.

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Shashi Caan

This story reminds me of life’s journey and the conditions we encounter. By association, it reminds of the potential for interpretation and alternate possibilities—and our solemn responsibility for our deeper consideration of the consequences of our actions within society and culture.

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