• "Burns throughout with a fierce indignation against cruelty, stupidity and prejudice - a great book"

  • "Faulkner has inexhaustible invention, powerful imagination, and he writes, generally, like an angel"

    Arnold Bennett
  • "By universal consent of critics and common readers, Faulkner is now recognised as the strongest American novelist of the century, clearly surpassing (Ernest) Hemingway and (Scott) Fitzgerald, and standing as an equal in the sequence that includes Hawthorne, Melville, Mark Twain and Henry James"

    Harold Bloom
  • "Magisterial"