Beth's Reviews > Light in August

Light in August by William Faulkner
Rate this book
Clear rating

's review
Dec 23, 2008

did not like it

If you read for entertainment, this is not the book for you. I listened to the entire book as it dragged on to the bitter, dull, end, thinking that it *had* to get better. Well, it didn't get any better. Perhaps it is a portrayal of the attitudes of the time, and worth reading for some realization of how much better off we are today. This one was my first and, most likely, only experience with Faulkner.

Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read Light in August.
Sign In »

No comments have been added yet.