If I Forget Thee, Jerusalem by William Faulkner

The novel is a collection of four related stories, each focusing on a different protagonist. The stories are set in the Southern United States and explore themes of love, loss, and the struggle to survive in harsh circumstances. The characters are often isolated and alienated, struggling with their own personal demons and the harsh realities of their environment. The narrative style is complex and challenging, with frequent shifts in time and perspective, reflecting the fragmented and chaotic nature of the characters' lives.

The 1242nd greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 294

Since this book was first published in 1939, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 294.0.

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