William Cuthbert Faulkner was an American writer known for his complex narrative style and his exploration of the American South, particularly the region’s history, culture, and social dynamics. Faulkner’s writing often delves into themes of family, race, and the human condition, and he is associated with the literary style of modernism. Some of his key influential works include “The Sound and the Fury,” “As I Lay Dying,” and “Sanctuary,” which are celebrated for their innovative storytelling techniques and deep psychological insight. Faulkner’s impact on American literature is significant, and he is widely regarded as one of the greatest writers of the 20th century.

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  • Set of 2: As I Lay Dying, Sanctuary, by William Faulkner

    This set of 2 volumes by William Faulkner includes two of his notable works, “As I Lay Dying” (1957) and “Sanctuary” (1958), both published by Random House. These hardcover volumes are bound in red cloth with gilt lettering on the cover and spine. The deckled fore-edges. Both volumes are in In mint condition.

    “As I Lay Dying” is a contemporary novel that explores the Bundren family’s journey to bury their matriarch, Addie, in her hometown. Told through multiple perspectives, Faulkner delves into the complex dynamics of family relationships, grief, and the human condition.

    “Sanctuary” is a gripping novel that delves into the dark underbelly of the American South. It follows the story of Temple Drake, a young woman who finds herself caught in a web of violence and corruption. Faulkner’s exploration of themes such as rape, justice, and morality makes “Sanctuary” a thought-provoking and impactful read.