As I Lay Dying
Addie, Anse, Darl, Vardaman, Dewey Dell, and Cash Bundren
Potent and poetic; minimal exposition and mostly dialogue––there is time to read carefully and slowly, to ensure no important details or acts are missed. Definite candidate for a second read right after the first.
Jewel and I come up from the field, following the path in single file.
“Meet Mrs Bundren,” he says.
If you think this is an easy read because of its short length and accessible vocabulary, think again. Must be re-read to really appreciate it.