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William Faulkner, The Sound and the Fury, 1929

Classic Novels’ First Covers

The Sound and the Fury (first edition cover) > William Faulkner > 1929 > Southern Gothic Novel / Modernist Novel / Fiction / Modernist Literature / Gothic Fiction > Novel

Animal Farm by George Orwell is a deceptively simple tale, but it paints a vivid picture of the Soviet regime of the early 20th century. Good for high school and above.

Animal Farm is an allegorical novella by George Orwell published in England on 17 August According to Orwell, the book reflects events leading up to and during the Stalin era before the Second World War

'As I lay dying' - William Faulkner    Cover illustration by Andre Francois  Published in Penguin 1963  Penguin Modern Classics 1940

'As I lay dying' - William Faulkner Cover illustration by Andre Francois Published in Penguin 1963 Penguin Modern Classics 1940

Book Review: The Death of Ivan Ilych by Leo Tolstoy

Book Review: The Death of Ivan Ilych by Leo Tolstoy

Exposition ArtPortrait of an Old Man - Jan Lievens - Portrait Painting Art

The Metamorphosis (in German, Die Verwandlung, "The Transformation") is a novella by Franz Kafka, first published in 1915, and arguably the most famous of his works along with the longer works The Trial and The Castle. The story begins with a traveling salesman, Gregor Samsa, waking to find himself transformed into a giant "monstrous vermin".

Bookcover for Franz Kafkas novella, The Metamorphosis pub. “The Metamorphosis” (Die Verwandlung, also sometimes termed “The Transformation”) tells a tale of a young man Gregor Samsa, waking to find himself transformed into a monstrous.

The 22 Books everyone should read according to F. Scott Fitzgerald

The 22 books everyone should read… according to F Scott Fitzgerald: List of novels he dictated to nurse is revealed

The First Edition Covers of 25 Classic Books “We try not to judge books by their covers — both proverbially and literally — but sometimes we just can’t help it.

The Outsiders by S E Hinton

The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton

Dust off and Read: The Importance of Being Earnest, by Oscar Wilde Lessons: Be earnest. And show your true character before you marry someone.

7 Books You Need to Dust Off and Read Again

Light in August by William Faulkner

Faulkner’s Light in August and Beginnings

Light in August by William Faulkner

Penguin Classic. Pride and Prejudice. Cover by the fashion illustrator Ruben Toledo.

Ruben Toledo’s Sartorial Take on Classic Lit

When I hear teenage girls say, "OMG, like the Twilight books were the BEST ROMANTIC BOOKS EVER," I just wanna throw a copy of this at their head. Maybe osmosis will kick in.

William Faulkner (one of my favorite photos of him) I love The Sound and the Fury.

kvetchlandia: Henri Cartier-Bresson William Faulkner, Oxford, Mississippi 1947 "A man is the sum of his misfortunes. One day you’d think misfortune would get tired, but then time is your misfortune." William Faulkner, "The Sound and the Fury" 1929

When you're on the road, do books take on even greater meaning for you?

The books that Chris McCandless and Cheryl Strayed took on the road

Book quote: "You have never loved me as I love you..." - Thomas Hardy, Jude the Obscure. | Fifty Shades of Grey | In Theaters Valentine's Day

Thomas Hardy - Jude the Obscure-- My FAVORITE book of all time! I will never get tired of reading this incredible novel

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Family the Ties that Bind and Gag Erma Bombeck Humor Non-fiction Book

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