Sanctuary by William Faulkner

"Sanctuary" is a gripping tale set in the American South during the Prohibition era. The story follows a young woman from a well-to-do family who is kidnapped by a gang of bootleggers, leading to her descent into debauchery and criminality. As she navigates the seedy underworld, the novel explores themes of social decay, moral ambiguity, and the inherent violence of humanity. The narrative is marked by the author's characteristic complex storytelling and vivid descriptions of the Southern landscape.

The 628th greatest book of all time


Published
1931
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
200-300
Words
73,000
Original Language
English

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