William Faulkner (1897-1962) is a celebrated twentieth-century American author. Much of his work is set in the fictional county of Yoknapatawpha, based on Lafayette County, Mississippi, where he spent much of his life. In 1949, he won the Nobel Prize in Literature. He is best known for his novels The Sound and the Fury, As I Lay Dying, and Light in August.
Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all time
From the Modern Library’s new set of beautifully repackaged hardcover classics by William Faulkner—also available are Snopes, The Sound and the Fury, Light in August, ...[SEE MORE]