Faulkner's distinctive narrative structures--the uses of multiple points of view and the inner psychological voices of the characters--in one of its most successful incarnations here inAs I Lay Dying. In the story, the members of the Bundren family must … see full wiki
Faulkner is known for his amazingly intricate style of writing, and while As I Lay Dying is with a doubt an extremely rich and multi-faceted work, I find it pretty accessible compared to other books by Faulkner, and I would espeically recommend this book to anyone reading Faulkner for the first time. The reader has to sometimes approach his dense writing with patience first, but in the end, reading and discovering each rich layer of this novel is rewarding. I first approached this novel at a younger … more
William Faulkner is an outstanding author. Delving into the lives of a Southern family, he reveals the struggles they endured as they constantly traveled to different places in search of better farming. The symbolism used is outstanding, and definitely makes this a book worth reading.
An incredible book. Probably the most hilarious book I have ever read, although I didn't laugh once, and didn't even realize how funny it was until a few months later. I've read it a few times since, though, and it is just incredible!
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