As I Lay Dying
Publisher: Alfred a. knopf inc
Edition language: English
Is it an impossible thing to say that you didn't like a classic? I still appreciate this novel and I am somehow glad I read it, but I was not able to get into the story at all, which is a pity, because it actually is a good plot and storyline despite Faulkner's style of writing, which I seem not to ...
As I've gotten older I find I am more receptive to the comedy in canonical authors such as Faulkner and Joyce. Early on the impression I worked from was one of reverence that event their wordplay was poetic and meaningful and should evoke awe, which is part of it, but I've come to understand that a ...
Synopsis: As I Lay Dying is Faulkner's harrowing account of the Bundren family's odyssey across the Mississippi countryside to bury Addie, their wife and mother. Told in turns by each of the family members—including Addie herself—the novel ranges in mood from dark comedy to the deepest pathos. Wri...
I liked this one, but didn't love it. I'm still glad I read it. If you're on the fence, I'd say, read it.
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