Join us at Krewe du Brew coffee house for a discussion of "THREE FAMOUS SHORT NOVELS" by William Faulkner (Spotted Horses, Old Man, The Bear). See description below.
We had such a delightful time with our discussion of 3 short novels by Paul Theroux (July 20th meetup) that we will try the formula one more time.
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320 pages. Used copies on amazon.com for a penny before shipping; $12 on Kindle. Available in many local bookstores and libraries.
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For more info, call/text/email Guy Henoumont at[masked] or at [masked].
Also invited: the New Orleans Book Club meetup group.
“You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.” —William Faulkner
These short works offer three different approaches to Faulkner, each representative of his work as a whole. Spotted Horses is a hilarious account of a horse auction, and pits the “cold practicality” of women against the boyish folly of men. Old Man is something of an adventure story. When a flood ravages the countryside of the lower Mississippi, a convict finds himself adrift with a pregnant woman. And The Bear, perhaps his best known shorter work, is the story of a boy’s coming to terms wit the adult world. By learning how to hunt, the boy is taught the real meaning of pride, humility, and courage.