As I Lay Dying reviewed
So accessible, indeed that a good many students in high school read it. I did. I didn't get much out of it at that time except a life-long abiding love for Faulkner. I didn't attempt much more at that time, but have dipped in from time to time, returning within the past three or four years to discover a deep an wide treasure-trove of story-telling and technique. For those with fear of Faulkner, As I Lay Dying is a very good place to start--accessible, but still deep within the Faulknerian technique and sensibility.