Lover of the Fancy

Early C20th American culture and dissent

The Reivers
William Faulkner


Faulkner’s final novel is a tale of three Mississippi travellers. Ned, Boon and young Lucius travel to Memphis in a stolen car to find love and fortune. Once there, Ned trades in the car for a racehorse, Lucius comes of age, and Boon sets about trying to win the heart of a prostitute named ‘Miss Corrie’.

Paperback, 288pp
Vintage Classics, 2009 (1962)
ISBN 9780099542360