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By William Faulkner

The Mansion completes Faulkner’s nice trilogy of the Snopes kin within the legendary county of Yoknapatawpha, Mississippi, which additionally comprises The Hamlet and The Town. starting with the homicide of Jack Houston, and finishing with the homicide of Flem Snopes, it lines the downfall of this indomitable post-bellum family members, who controlled to grab keep an eye on of town of Jefferson inside of a generation.

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