The Sound and the Fury is a novel about the American South, following the Compson family over four non-consecutive days, four days which nevertheless reveal their entire history and all the dealings of their sorry lives.
Or, at least, they're supposed to, but I am still massively confused over what is supposed to have happened to some of the characters, to Quentin at Harvard and to Caddy and why can't Benjy turn left at the end?
I felt that the novel was incohesive and, while interesting in the way it flipped between narrators who have varying observational skills, nevertheless ultimately messy. I just think that I don't really like Modernist novels with their experimental narration and self-involved characters. I prefer my stories linear and entertaining.