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The Sound and the Fury

The Sound and the Fury
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1 year, 10 months ago at Dec 18 16:22
Well I read this book a few years ago, and so I couldn't quite remember what I thought of it so I read it again a few days ago and I have decided that it's average. It's an average book. Still it's better than anything Joyce did.
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Manufacturer: Vintage
Release date: 30 January 1991
ISBN-10 : 0679732241 | ISBN-13: 9780679732242
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