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By Jay Parini

William Faulkner used to be a literary genius, and one in every of America's most crucial and influential writers. Drawing on formerly unavailable resources -- together with letters, memoirs, and interviews with Faulkner's daughter and fanatics -- Jay Parini has crafted a biography that delves into the secret of this proficient and afflicted author. His Faulkner is an exceptionally proficient, obsessive artist affected by alcoholism and a foul marriage who by some means transcends his boundaries. Parini weaves the tragedies and triumphs of Faulkner's existence in along with his novels, serving up a biography that is as attractive because it is insightful.

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