William Faulkner's As I Lay Dying is widely considered one of the great American novels. Quite an accomplishment, especially considering that Faulkner wrote the novel in six weeks while working at a power plant in 1929-30. Read more about his day jobs here.
Thanks to HarperCollins, you can now listen to Faulkner, himself, reading from his masterpiece: .au file (4.4 Mb), .gsm file (0.9 Mb), .ra file (0.5 Mb). The audio can be a little difficult to make out at times. But you can read right along with the text in Google Books. Enjoy. Thanks MS.
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