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 604th 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)
  2. - 81st on The 100 Best Books of World Literature (ABC.es)

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