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Absalom, Absalom!
Absalom, Absalom!
Publication Information:
Shelton, Conn. : First Edition Library, [1993]
Physical Description:
384 pages, [1] leaf of plates : map ; 21 cm
General Note:
Facsimile of the first edition originally published: N.Y. : Random House, 1936.
Geographic Term:
The story of Thomas Sutpen and his ruthless, single-minded pursuit of his grand design -- to forge a dynasty in Jefferson, Mississippi, in 1830 -- which is ultimately destroyed by his own sons. A century later the figure of Sutpen haunts young Quentin Compson, who is obsessed with the legacy of Sutpen, and of the Old South.