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Knight's Gambit

by William Faulkner

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When I was young, my mother (who knew southern literature from the inside, as a southerner and literary scholar of Faulkner's time) recommended this to me. It remains one of the few Faulner pieces I read with pleasure, though I think its quality is not significantly above other popular detective stories of the time. ( )
  antiquary | May 20, 2008 |
Faulkner demonstrates that he can master the simple short story as well as the complex and brooding novel. Well, sort of simple... ( )
  A_musing | Jun 11, 2006 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0394727290, Mass Market Paperback)

Gavin Stevens, the wise student of crime and folkways of Mississippi's Yoknapatawpha county, plays the major role in these six stories of violence.

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Six mystery stories in which Gavin Stevens, student of crime and Mississippi folkways, detects the criminals' underlying motives. Includes Smoke; Monk; Hand upon the waters; Tomorrow; An Error in Chemistry; Knight's Gambit.

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