WILLIAM FAULKNER


Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world…. would do this, it would change the earth.
-William Faulkner

Best known for his novels the sound and the fury and as I Lay Dying, William Faulkner was a Nobel prize-winning novelist. He was awarded the Nobel prize in(literature)1949. He also won two Pulitzers and two national book awards as well. Faulkner was born on September 25, 1897, in a small town of New Albany, Mississippi. In 1919 he enrolled at the University of Mississippi, where he started writing for the student newspaper.
Through his work, he highlighted controversial matters related to race, class sex, and social ideologies.

7 Best Books by William Faulkner Everyone Should Read

  1. Sanctuary
  2. Soldiers Pay
  3. A Rose for Emily
  4. The Sound and The Fury
  5. Light in August
  6. As I Lay Down
  7. The Hamlet

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