Absalom, Absalom!

Absalom, Absalom!

From a little after two o'clock until almost sundown of the long still hot weary dead September afternoon they sat in what Miss Coldfield still called the office because her father had called it that--a dim hot airless room with the blinds all closed and More info →
As I Lay Dying

As I Lay Dying

Jewel and I come up from the field, following the path in single file. More info →
Fable, A

Fable, A

Long before the first bugles sounded from the barracks within the city and the cantonments surrounding it, most of the people in the city were already awake. More info →
Hamlet, The

Hamlet, The

Frenchman's Bend was a section of rich river-bottom country lying twenty miles southeast of Jefferson. More info →
Intruder in the Dust

Intruder in the Dust

It was just noon that Sunday morning when the sherriff reached the jail with Lucas Beauchamp though the whole town (the whole county too for that matter) had known since the night before that Lucas had killed a white man. More info →
Light in August

Light in August

Sitting beside the road, watching the wagon mount the hill toward her, Lena thinks,"I have come from Alabama: a fur piece. All the way from Alabama a-walking. A fur piece." More info →
Reivers, The

Reivers, The

GRANDFATHER SAID:/ This is the kind of man Boon Hogganbeck was. More info →
Requiem for a Nun

Requiem for a Nun

The courthouse is less old than the town, which began somewhere under the turn of the centuary as a Chickasaw Agency trading-post and so continued for almost thirty years before it discovered, not that it lacked a depository for its records and certainly More info →
Sanctuary

Sanctuary

From beyond the screen of bushes which surrounded the spring, Popeye watched the man drinking. More info →
Sartoris

Sartoris

As usual, old man Falls had brought John Sartoris into the room with him, had walked the three miles in from the county Poor Farm, fetching, like an odor, like the clean dusty smell of his faded overalls, the spirit of the dead man into that room where th More info →