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The 100 best novels: no 55 - as i lay dying by william faulkner faulkner claimed he wrote as i lay dying from midnight to first light in six weeks while working at a power plant according to many sources, the title of his seventh novel derives from book eleven of the odyssey, a. Faulkner wrote as i lay dying in six weeks while working nights at a power plant it was his seventh novel, published in 1930 when he was 33 (he died in 1962, and was awarded the nobel prize for literature in 1949) it was recently filmed by james franco set in his usual mythical yoknapatawpha.
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