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By William Faulkner
Following 3 households within the American South sooner than, in the course of, and after the Civil conflict, William Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom! tells the tale of Thomas Sutpen, whose desires of a filthy rich lifestyles as a landowner and patriarch finally bring about his downfall. Narrated in flashbacks by way of Rosa Coldfield, Quentin Compson (from Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury), and Quentin's Harvard roommate, Shreve, each one personality provides layers to Sutpen's tale, revealing progressively more in their personal tales and biases.
First released in 1936, Absalom, Absalom! contributed drastically to Faulkner's 1949 Nobel Prize and was once voted the easiest Southern novel of all time in 2009 via Oxford Magazine. the radical additionally comprises the longest sentence in literature in line with the Guinness booklet of worldwide Records— a 1,288-word lengthy sentence in bankruptcy six.
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His novel Kahn & Engelmann was first published in German in 2000 and was reprinted in 2002. About the Translator Jean M. Snook is an Associate Professor of German at Memorial University of Newfoundland. She has translated Else LaskerSchüler’s Concert, Luise Rinser’s Abelard’s Love, Evelyn Grill’s Winter Quarters, and Gert Jonke’s Homage to Czerny: Studies in Virtuoso Technique. This astounding, ambitious work is a paean to the Viennese Jews driven out of their country when Austria merged into Nazi Germany… a world of memories… Proust-like… an original, moving novel.
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Absalom, Absalom! by William Faulkner