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.

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The 1010th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 13th on El Pais Favorite Books of 100 Spanish Authors (El Pais)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
Sanctuary: The Corrected Text Paperback 49136 $7.35 $1.20 1993
Sanctuary Hardcover 2473040 $2.85 1958