Thanks for the link. I believe this was while I was off-list.
I can't remember where I read it, but I seem to recall that Faulkner detested the book and saw it strictly as a commercial move.
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Sent: Thursday, July 23, 2009 08:48
Subject: Re: RARA-AVIS: Nag, Nag, Nag Noir
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "James Michael Rogers"
> > For instance, even though Faulkner got brought up a bunch last week, it seems we never talk about Sanctuary even though that has got to have been one of the most influential crime novels ever. Without Sanctuary, I don't think there ever would have been a Blue Velvet film.
This is going back a ways, but Sanctuary was discussed quite a bit when we 1930s fiction was a theme for the month. Here's a link to the post I believe kicked off the discussion:
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