194 Buckland Hills Dr
(Inside Buckland Hills Mall)
For December, we'll be discussing the following five short stories by William Faulkner:
A Rose for Emily
That Evening Sun
These stories (along with three others) can be found in the e-book (for Kindle and Nook) A Rose for Emily and Other Stories, of about 140 pages. The same five stories (and many others) can also be found in Collected Stories of William Faulkner, available in many libraries.
Though these short stories have universal appeal, they are intensely local in setting. With the exception of “Turn About,” which derives from the time of the First World War, all these tales unfold in a small town in Mississippi, William Faulkner’s birthplace and lifelong home. As Saxe Commins states, the stories “reflect the deep love and loathing, the tenderness and contempt, the identification and repudiation William Faulkner has felt for the traditions and the way of life of his own portion of the world.” (Description excerpted from Goodreads.)
We'll meet at the Panera Bread in Manchester, Connecticut at the Buckland Hills Pavilions mall, with a book of Faulkner's short stories on the table. This Panera is near JC Penney and one level directly below the carousel food court.