Light in August

Light in August

William Faulkner


“Read, learn, learn. learn everything—trash, classics, reliable and undesirable, and notice how they do it. similar to a chippie who works as an apprentice and reports the grasp. learn! You’ll soak up it. Then write. whether it is sturdy, you’ll discover. If it’s now not, throw it out the window.” —William Faulkner
 
Light in August, a singular approximately hopeful perseverance within the face of mortality, positive factors a few of Faulkner’s such a lot memorable characters: guileless, dauntless Lena Grove, looking for the daddy of her unborn baby; Reverend Gail Hightower, who's suffering from visions of accomplice horsemen; and Joe Christmas, a determined, enigmatic drifter fed on via his combined ancestry.

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