(From the publisher):
The story of Thomas Sutpen, an enigmatic stranger who came to Jefferson in the early 1830s to wrest his mansion out of the muddy bottoms of the north Mississippi wilderness.
He was a man, Faulkner said, "who wanted sons and the sons destroyed him."
Original title: Absalom, Absalom!
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction→ Literary Fiction/classics
Fiction→ General Fiction→ Literary Fiction/classics→ Post-modern, Avant-garde, & Experimental
- English editions published after 1986 include a slightly different version of the text taken from various manuscripts, mostly resulting in altered puncuation and fixed typos