Absalom, Absalom!, Paperback

Absalom, Absalom! Paperback



Quentin Compson and Shreve, his Harvard room-mate, are obsessed by the tragic rise and fall of Thomas Sutpen.

As a poor white boy, Sutpen was turned away from a plantation owner's mansion by a negro butler.

From then on, he was determined to force his way into the upper echelons of Southern society.

His relentless will ensures his ambitions are soon realised; land, marriage, children.

But in after the chaos of Civil War, secrets from his own past threaten to destroy everything he has worked for.




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