The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner

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The Sound and the Fury is set in the fictional Yoknapatawpha County. The novel centers on the Compson family, former Southern aristocrats who are struggling to deal with the dissolution of their family and its reputation. The novel is separated into four distinct sections.

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The 19th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 3rd on The Best Southern Novels of All Time (Oxford American)
  2. - 4th on The 25 Favorite Books of 100 Francophone Writers (Telerama)
  3. - 5th on 20th Century's Greatest Hits: 100 English-Language Books of Fiction (Larry McCaffery)
  4. - 6th on The Modern Library | 100 Best Novels (Modern Library)
  5. - 7th on The Ideal Library (Book)
  6. - 8th on El Pais Favorite Books of 100 Spanish Authors (El Pais)
  7. - 10th on Radcliffe's 100 Best Novels (Radcliffe Publishing Course)
  8. - 11th on The 16 Greatest Books of All Time (NYU Local)
  9. - 12th on Entertainment Weekly's Top 100 Novels (Entertainment Weekly)
  10. - 18th on 100 Essential Books (Bravo! Magazine)
  11. - 23rd on The Novel 100: A Ranking of the Greatest Novels of All Time (The Novel 100)
  12. - 24th on The 100 Greatest Novels (greatbooksguide.com)
  13. - 24th on The Top 10: The Greatest Books of All Time (The Top 10 (Book))
  14. - 30th on Koen Book Distributors Top 100 Books of the Past Century (themodernnovel.com)
  15. - 34th on Le Monde's 100 Books of the Century (Le Monde)
  16. - 42nd on Harvard Book Store Staff's Favorite 100 Books (Harvard Book Store)
  17. - 62nd on In Which These Are the 100 Greatest Novels (ThisRecording.com)
  18. - "Best Foreign Work of Fiction" (Transfuge)
  19. - Top 100 Works in World Literature (Norwegian Book Clubs, with the Norwegian Nobel Institute)
  20. - The 100 Greatest American Novels, 1893 – 1993 (Jeff O'Neal at Bookriot.com)
  21. - The New Lifetime Reading Plan (The New Lifetime Reading Plan)
  22. - Masterpieces of World Literature (Frank N. Magill)
  23. - The Book of Great Books: A Guide to 100 World Classics (Book)
  24. - From Zero to Well-Read in 100 Books (Jeff O'Neal at Bookriot.com)
  25. - Finest Works of Fiction (Martin Seymour-Smith and Editors)
  26. - The Graphic Canon (Book)
  27. - How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Reading List (Thomas C. Foster)
  28. - Recommended Books (Academy of Achievement)
  29. - The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written (Easton Press)
  30. - TIME Magazine All Time 100 Novels (TIME Magazine)

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