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...when Faulkner was working on the book in the 1920s -- "The Sound and the Fury" was published in 1929 -- he imagined a way to make the section clearer to readers. "I wish publishing was advanced enough to use colored ink," Faulkner wrote to his editor, "as I argued with you and Hal in the Speakeasy that day."
"I'll just have to save the idea until publishing grows up," he added, inadvertently launching a challenge to future publishers. Nine decades later, the Folio Society took it up.
In a special edition, the Folio Society is publishing "The Sound and the Fury" in 14 colors. It's a fine press edition, quarter-bound in leather, with a slipcase and an additional volume of commentary. It also includes a color-coded bookmark that reveals which time period is designated by each color.