Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes

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by William Faulkner
     
 

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“Full of the kind of swift and lusty writing that comes from a healthy, fresh pen.”—Lillian Hellman, New York Herald Tribune

A delightful surprise, Faulkner’s second novel introduces us to a colorful band of passengers on a boating excursion from New Orleans. This engaging, high-spirited novel—which Faulkner wrote “for

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“Full of the kind of swift and lusty writing that comes from a healthy, fresh pen.”—Lillian Hellman, New York Herald Tribune

A delightful surprise, Faulkner’s second novel introduces us to a colorful band of passengers on a boating excursion from New Orleans. This engaging, high-spirited novel—which Faulkner wrote “for the sake of writing because it was fun”—offers a fascinating glimpse of Faulkner as a young artist.

Editorial Reviews

Lillian Hellman
[Mosquitoes] is full of the fine kind of swift and lusty writing that comes from a healthy, fresh pen.
New York Herald Tribune
Conrad Aiken
Faulkner has a sense of character; he has a sense of humor; he has a sense of style; and for his new novel, Mosquitoes, he has found an amusing and…original setting.
New York Evening Post

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780871403087
Publisher:
Liveright Publishing Corporation
Publication date:
08/08/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
994,288
File size:
355 KB

Meet the Author

William Faulkner (1897–1962) is the Nobel Prize–winning author of The Sound and the Fury and As I Lay Dying, among other works.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
September 25, 1897
Date of Death:
July 6, 1962
Place of Birth:
New Albany, Mississippi
Place of Death:
Byhalia, Mississippi

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