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Barn Burners

A reader advises me of a short story titled “The Barn Burner” by Wm.

Faulkner, and recommends it: “Like all great literature, it touches on

something universal. I have seen many ‘barn burners’ in my life, and am

ashamed to admit that at times I have found a bit of him in myself as well.”

I have made a couple of attempts to read Faulkner, but didn’t get very far

on either. Time for another try, perhaps.


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