Sanctuary by William Faulkner
A powerful novel examining the nature of evil, informed by the works of T. S. Eliot and Freud, mythology, local lore, and hardboiled detective fiction, Sanctuary is the dark, at times brutal, story of the kidnapping of Mississippi debutante Temple Drake, who introduces her own form of venality into the Memphis underworld where she is being held.
The 885th greatest fiction book of all time
This book is on the following lists:
- - 13th on El Pais Favorite Books of 100 Spanish Authors (El Pais)