This sequel to Faulkner's SANCTUARY written 20 years later, takes up the story of Temple Drake eight years after the events related in SANCTUARY.
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"A revolutionary novelist - he experiments with narration like no other" ( Guardian)
"His mind to him a kingdom was; or rather, a county, Yoknapatawpha. He breathed on it and gave it life, a luminous world of rustics, comic and sinister, of inchoate historical processes and tragic human beings, earning dignity by endurance" ( Independent)
"The magnitude of Faulkner's characters lies in their blood and bone and sinew: the exquisite specificity of their human fallibility... Faulkner seemed incapable of separating intimate character from universal truth, and this rough refusal - both humble and defiant - was at the root of his force as a writer... No other American writer has achieved such staggering heights of form" ( Boston Globe)
"There is tension and passion enough in this drama. The impetus never fails" ( Observer)
A tense and troubling tale of how a dark past can return to tear apart a hard-won present peace.
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Book Description Penguin, 1970. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140014357