Light in August by William Faulkner

Light in August Paperback Jul 28 1962

By William Faulkner
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A landmark in American fiction, Light in August explores Faulkner's central theme: the nature of evil. Joe Christmas - a man doomed, deracinated and alone - wanders the Deep South in search of an identity, and a place in society. After killing his perverted God-fearing lover, it becomes inevitable that he is pursued by a lynch-hungry mob. Yet after the sacrifice, there is new life, a determined ray of light in Faulkner's complex and tragic world.

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publisher
Vintage Books
Publication date
Jul 28 1962
Language
English
Pages
512
ISBN-13
9780679732266
ISBN-10
0679732268
Weight
400g
Dimensions
133.0mm x 201.0mm