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Mosquitoes

by William Faulkner

In the steamy landscape of the Mississippi Delta, where the languid days seem to stretch into eternity, William Faulkner weaves a tale that dances on the edge of the mysterious and the mundane. "Mosquitoes" is not just a story; it's an enigmatic journey into the minds and lives of a group of artists and intellectuals seeking refuge from the sweltering Southern summer. Amidst the oppressive heat, a diverse group of individuals embarks on a voyage up the river. Here, the reader is introduced to a rich cast of characters, each as complex as the web of relationships they weave. Among them is the enigmatic protagonist, a writer named Gordon, who's haunted by his own existential doubts and the specter of his creative genius. But this river journey isn't just about escaping the relentless attack of mosquitoes or the discomfort of the sultry weather. It's a journey into the human psyche, where intellectual debates, personal struggles, and emotional entanglements create a rich tapestry of existence. As these passengers navigate the twists and turns of the river, they also navigate the intricate pathways of their own desires, insecurities, and ambitions. In "Mosquitoes," Faulkner's masterful prose captures the essence of a bygone era and the timeless complexity of human nature. With lyrical precision, he delves into the souls of his characters, exposing their vulnerabilities and aspirations. This novel is a captivating exploration of the human condition, where the line between reality and illusion blurs, and where the buzzing of mosquitoes becomes a metaphor for life's persistent, nagging questions.

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English

Original Language

English

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1927

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William Faulkner

United States

William Faulkner is considered one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century. He was born in New Albany, Mississippi, in 1897 and lived much of his life in the southern United States. Throu...

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