William Falkner


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Noun1.William Falkner - United States novelist (originally Falkner) who wrote about people in the southern United States (1897-1962)William Falkner - United States novelist (originally Falkner) who wrote about people in the southern United States (1897-1962)
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14 (1918) Pretending to be an Englishman, William Falkner (who changed the spelling of his name to Faulkner) wrote that he enlisted in the Canadian Royal Air Force, and was accepted for pilot training.
Arguably the most entertaining chapter in the book, in it Singal skillfully portrays the first William Falkner as an old-school cavalier of the Old South, whose life and literary endeavors would haunt the life and writings of his great-grandson.
The crowded and exciting life of Colonel William Falkner ended violently in 1889 when a former business partner and political rival shot him down on the streets of his home town, Ripley, Mississippi.