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Collected Stories

Collected Stories

A collection of stories by

"I'm a failed poet. Maybe every novelist wants to write poetry first, finds he can't and then tries the short story which is the most demanding form after poetry. And failing that, only then does he take up novel writing." - William Faulkner
Winner of the National Book Award

Forty-two stories make up this magisterial collection by the writer who stands at the pinnacle of modern American fiction. Compressing an epic expanse of vision into hard and wounding narratives, Faulkner's stories evoke the intimate textures of place, the deep strata of history and legend, and all the fear, brutality, and tenderness of the human condition. These tales are set not only in Yoknapatawpha County, but in Beverly Hills and in France during World War I. They are populated by such characters as the Faulknerian archetypes Flem Snopes and Quentin Compson, as well as by ordinary men and women who emerge so sharply and indelibly in these pages that they dwarf the protagonists of most novels.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Paperback Editions

May 2009 : Paperback
Title: Collected Stories
Author(s): William Faulkner
ISBN: 0099546051 / 9780099546054 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

October 1995 : Paperback
Title: Collected Stories of William Faulkner
Author(s): William Faulkner
ISBN: 0099479214 / 9780099479215 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon   

Audio Editions

2005 : Audio CD
Title: Collected Stories
Author(s): William Faulkner
ISBN: 1415927812 / 9781415927816 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books On Tape
Availability: Amazon   

Kindle Editions

August 2013 : Kindle edition
Title: Collected Stories
Author(s): William Faulkner
Publisher: Vintage Digital
Availability: Amazon UK   

May 2011 : Kindle edition
Title: Collected Stories (Vintage International)
Author(s): William Faulkner
Publisher: Vintage
Availability: Amazon   


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