Absalom, Absalom! by William Faulkner

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Absalom, Absalom! is a Southern Gothic novel by the American author William Faulkner, first published in 1936. It is a story about three families of the American South, taking place before, during, and after the Civil War, with the focus of the story on the life of Thomas Sutpen.

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The 26th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 1st on The Best Southern Novels of All Time (Oxford American)
  2. - 2nd on 100 Best Novels in English Since 1900 (Counterpunch)
  3. - 4th on The 25 Favorite Books of 100 Francophone Writers (Telerama)
  4. - 6th on For The Love of Books (For The Love of Books)
  5. - 7th on The 100 Greatest Novels (greatbooksguide.com)
  6. - 8th on The Ideal Library (Book)
  7. - 11th on El Pais Favorite Books of 100 Spanish Authors (El Pais)
  8. - 17th on The Novel 100: A Ranking of the Greatest Novels of All Time (The Novel 100)
  9. - 17th on In Which These Are the 100 Greatest Novels (ThisRecording.com)
  10. - 25th on The Top 10: The Greatest Books of All Time (The Top 10 (Book))
  11. - 30th on 100 Best Books (Montana State University)
  12. - 32nd on 20th Century's Greatest Hits: 100 English-Language Books of Fiction (Larry McCaffery)
  13. - 58th on Radcliffe's 100 Best Novels (Radcliffe Publishing Course)
  14. - Finest Works of Fiction (Martin Seymour-Smith and Editors)
  15. - 100 Life-Changing Books (National Book Award)
  16. - How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Reading List (Thomas C. Foster)
  17. - Masterpieces of World Literature (Frank N. Magill)
  18. - Top 100 Works in World Literature (Norwegian Book Clubs, with the Norwegian Nobel Institute)
  19. - The Dream of the Great American Novel (Book)

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