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William Faulkner (1897-1962) is one of the most formidable 20th century American Writers. He is a novelist of a great stature and is known exclusively for his narrative technique for which he has been hailed as an innovator par excellence. He uses the stream of consciousness technique in his novels. Faulkner is also an American Historian as much as he is a considered a Novelist. Although being a Novelist, it has earned him the distinction of becoming the first American Novelist to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature. Faulkner, a modern novelist is known for recording the American South History. His novels and Short Stories are embedded with themes that reflect the important issues such as the Civil War, Slavery and Class Conflicts, which brought the world’s attention to American doors. This paper traces the beginning stages of Faulkner’s writing and parleys on one of the important novels that he had penned during his career in writing.

Keywords: America, Novel and History, William Faulkner