Monthly Archives: May 2009

The Sound and the Fury, by William Faulkner

I read The Sound and the Fury because it’s on my unified list of 100 best novels. I haven’t come across any Faulkner previously, and the only comments I’ve had from others haven’t been positive. It tells the story of … Continue reading

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Slaughterhouse 5, by Kurt Vonnegut

I read Slaughterhouse 5 over a weekend, after finally finishing Gormenghast. After that slog, Slaughterhouse 5 was a breath of fresh air. It tells the story of Billy Pilgrim, a US soldier in World War II who experiences the Dresden … Continue reading

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