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The reivers

William Faulkner

The reivers

a reminiscence

by William Faulkner

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Published by Chatto & Windus in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

WSU MASC copy is: 002-104404272.

StatementWilliam Faulkner.
ContributionsLibrary of Leonard and Virginia Woolf.
The Physical Object
Pagination284, [1] p. ;
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16701572M

Dec 29,  · "The Reivers" is a pleasant, wholesome, straightforward movie of the sort (as they say) they don't make anymore. Once was, Hollywood had the knack of turning out absorbing entertainments that really were family films. By that I mean they neither insulted nor challenged the intelligence of any member of the family.3/4. A Book-of-the-Month Club selection, this is a deceptively funny, complex saga about a boy, a stolen automobile and the South in When Lucius' grandfather (a white gentleman) buys one of the town's first automobiles, the car is instantly adopted by Boon Hogganbeck (white), an amiable but childlike employee and family responsibility.

TheDivineOomba: The Reivers by William Faulkner has a similar feel as Cold Sassy, with a similar leading character. But the Reivers is a bit more dark and has a more solid story. But the Reivers is a bit more dark and has a more solid story/5(20). The Reivers A Reminiscence (Book): Faulkner, William: Three unlikely thieves, or reivers, year-old Lucius Priest and two of his family's retainers, set out from Mississippi for .

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The Reivers is a beautiful novel, cataloging four days in the life of a young, impressionable boy, through whose journey readers experience both the positive and the negative aspects of simply being alive.

Lucius Priest is an eleven-year-old boy living in virtually rural Jefferson, Mississippi in The Reivers Summary Lucius Priest invites us to listen to a story about some stuff that went down he was an eleven-year-old boy living in Jefferson, Mississippi, back in The action kicks off when his grandfather, a prominent banker known as Boss Priest, purchases a car that fascinates the members of the town, especially Boon Hogganbeck, the family's retainer.

Everything you ever wanted to know about the characters in The Reivers, written by experts just for you. Dec 20,  · Stowed away is Ned, a mulatto and Lucius's putative cousin.

The three head for Memphis, where Boon's sweetheart works in a whorehouse, where Ned trades the car for a racehorse, and where Lucius discovers the world of adults - from racism and vice to possibilities for honor and courage.

Is there redemption for reivers, rascals, and rapscallions?/10(K). The Reivers are a band out of Austin, TX who released four critically acclaimed albums between and They parted ways amicably and re-formed in [see detailed history].All the band members, to some degree, were involved in music in those intervening years.

Sep 01,  · The Reivers, written at the end of William Faulkner's life, is a picaresque tale of a young boy's coming of age.

There is a certain resemblance to aspects of Huckleberry Finn in the adventures and friendships of young Lucius Priest/5. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this fiction, classics story are Lucius Priest, Boon Hogganbeck.

The book has been awarded with Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (), and many others/5. Set in Faulkner's fictional Yoknapatawpha County in the early s, THE REIVERS tells the story of a young, wealthy Southern boy who, during a simple ride to Memphis in his grandfather's "borrowed" car, gets caught up in a series of escalating schemes and vices that expose the harsh realities of a world the boy has long been shielded from.

About The Reivers. One of Faulkner’s comic masterpieces, The Reivers is a picaresque that tells of three unlikely car thieves from rural Mississippi. Eleven-year-old Lucius Priest is persuaded by Boon Hogganbeck, one of his family’s retainers, to steal his grandfather’s car and make a trip to Memphis.

Sep 01,  · The Reivers is a great comic, picaresque novel that is one of Faulkner's easier novels to read. This does not distract from the novel and, in a way, lends the story its credibility.

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Because John Powell's pistol was not just a moral problem in the stable, it was an emotional one top. The Reivers (also known as The Yellow Winton Flyer in the UK) is a Technicolor film in Panavision starring Steve McQueen and directed by Mark Rydell based on the William Faulkner novel The Reivers, a Reminiscence.

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Inthese three set out from Mississippi for Memphis in a stolen motorcar. Published inThe Reivers is the last novel written by American author William Faulkner. The novel was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in Faulkner was previously granted this award for his book A Fable, making him one of only three writers to be awarded it more than once.

May 18,  · One of Faulkner's comic masterpieces, The Reivers is a picaresque that tells of three unlikely car thieves from rural Mississippi. Eleven-year-old Lucius Priest is persuaded by Boon Hogganbeck, one of his family's retainers, to steal his grandfather's car and make a trip to Memphis.

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