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A Rose for Emily by William Faulkner
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Jul 02, 12

bookshelves: drama, southern-gothic, short-stories, modern-and-cult-classics
Read in July, 2012

A Rose For Emily is a beautifully written short story about a lonely woman who keeps to herself and the mythology that is built up around her by the local townsfolk as she grows old. My only problem with it is that I wish Faulkner had expanded it into a longer novel.

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