Absalom, Absalom! by William Faulkner

Absalom, Absalom! is a Southern Gothic novel by the American author William Faulkner, first published in 1936. It is a story about three families of the American South, taking place before, during, and after the Civil War, with the focus of the story on the life of Thomas Sutpen.

The 28th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 1st on The Best Southern Novels of All Time (Oxford American)
  2. - 2nd on 100 Best Novels in English Since 1900 (Counterpunch)
  3. - 4th on The 25 Favorite Books of 100 Francophone Writers (Telerama)
  4. - 6th on For The Love of Books (For The Love of Books)
  5. - 7th on The 100 Greatest Novels (greatbooksguide.com)
  6. - 8th on The Ideal Library (Book)
  7. - 11th on El Pais Favorite Books of 100 Spanish Authors (El Pais)
  8. - 17th on The Novel 100: A Ranking of the Greatest Novels of All Time (The Novel 100)
  9. - 17th on In Which These Are the 100 Greatest Novels (ThisRecording.com)
  10. - 25th on The Top 10: The Greatest Books of All Time (The Top 10 (Book))
  11. - 30th on 100 Best Books (Montana State University)
  12. - 32nd on 20th Century's Greatest Hits: 100 English-Language Books of Fiction (Larry McCaffery)
  13. - 58th on Radcliffe's 100 Best Novels (Radcliffe Publishing Course)
  14. - 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (The Book)
  15. - Top 100 Works in World Literature (Norwegian Book Clubs, with the Norwegian Nobel Institute)
  16. - Masterpieces of World Literature (Frank N. Magill)
  17. - Finest Works of Fiction (Martin Seymour-Smith and Editors)
  18. - 100 Life-Changing Books (National Book Award)
  19. - How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Reading List (Thomas C. Foster)
  20. - The Dream of the Great American Novel (Book)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
Absalom, Absalom! (Critical Insights) Hardcover 3920649 $105.00 $49.95 2011
William Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom!: A Casebook (Casebooks in Criticism) Paperback 1872563 $23.63 $2.79 2003
William Faulkner : Novels 1936-1940 : Absalom, Absalom! / The Unvanquished / If I Forget Thee, Jerusalem / The Hamlet (Library of America) Hardcover 277169 $21.99 $5.15 1990
ABSALOM, ABSALOM! Kindle Edition 156352 $2.99 2014
Absalom, Absalom! (Vintage International) Kindle Edition 18252 $7.99 2011
Absalom, Absalom! (Modern Library) Hardcover 149996 $12.00 $4.17 1993
Absalom, Absalom! (Modern Library College Editions) Paperback 240304 $4.98 $1.99 1966
Absalom, Absalom! (French Edition) Mass Market Paperback 2251342 $8.68 $1.84 2010
William Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom!: A Casebook (Casebooks in Criticism) Hardcover 4262697 $99.00 $142.99 2003
Absalom, Absalom! , Notes From the Editors, From the Limited Edition Collection, the 100 Greatest Masterpieces of American Literature Paperback 609709 $7.00 1978
Absalom, Absalom! (Cliffs Notes) Paperback 1089696 $11.97 $0.01 1964
Absalon, Absalon! (Spanish Edition) Paperback 5064111 $50.98 $49.43
Absalom, Absalom! Vol. 1 (Japanese Edition) Paperback 1596474 $14.85 $13.36 2011
Absalom, Absalom! (Modern Library, 271.1) Hardcover 1779459 $8.00 1951
Absalom, Absalom! Mass Market Paperback 1766317 $8.20
¡Absalón, Absalón! / Absalom, Absalom! (Spanish Edition) Paperback 1505919 $13.93 2014
Absalon, Absalon / Absalom, Abasalom (Letras Universales / Universal Writings) (Spanish Edition) Paperback 7439643 $29.75 $20.99 2000
Critical Insights: Absalom, Absalom! Kindle Edition 3034344 2012
Absalom, Absalom! The Corrected Text Paperback 1169117 $9.52 $4.50 1991