Intruder in the Dust

Intruder in the Dust

ISBN: 0099740311

ISBN 13: 9780099740315

Publication Date: August 08, 1996

Publisher: Vintage

Pages: 247

Format: Paperback

Author: William Faulkner

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Set in the deep south that provided the backdrop for all of Faulkner's finest fiction, Intruder in the Dust is the novel that marks the final phase of its author's outstanding creative period. The chronicle of an elderly black farmer arrested for the murder of a white man and under threat from the lynch mob is a characteristically Faulknerian tale of dark omen, its sole ray of hope the character of the young white boy who repays an old favour by proving the innocence of the man who saved him from drowning in an icy creek.

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