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Absalom, Absalom!

Absalom, Absalom! is a novel by William Faulkner. It is a story about three families of the South, taking place before, during, and after the American Civil War. There are many surprising twists and turns in the lives of the Sutpens, the Coldfields, and the Compsons. The story is primarily focused on Thomas Sutpen: how he began, the success he achieved, and his eventual ruin.



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