The Unvanquished Author:William Faulkner Set against the backdrop of the chaos of the Civil War, this is the magnificent story of the proud Sartoris family, who lived with violence in order to survive. But it is particularly the account of how young Bayard Sartoris, well tutored in killing, found the wisdom to decide that there had been enough bloodshed, and the courage to face the en... more »emy alone - and unarmed.
This is one of the most powerful works of America's Nobel Prize-winning author, one which lends insight into his other books and illuminates Faulkner's credo: "Man is tough. Nothing - war, grief, hopefessness, despair - can last as long as man himself can last; man himself will prevail over all his anguishes, provided he will make the effort to stand erect on his own feet by believing in hope and in his own toughness and endurance."« less