>>7581949 I don't have a "guide" guide, but I can recommend an order.
If you're just wanting to check him out, read As I Lay Dying. It displays his modernist experimentation with narrative voice without being overwhelmingly complex/long.
If you liked it, you can proceed to The Sound and the Fury, but be warned that this is his most difficult book. It's rewarding and lends itself to many rereadings, and it shows the peak of his artistry.
After this, I recommend Absalom, Absalom! because it has some plot carryover from TSatF (however it can be read standalone). It still experiments with narrative, but not as extremely as TSatF.
Next, you can read Light in August, what some people consider to be his most boring work. However, it is definitely a literary masterpiece, and John Keats' poem "Ode on a Grecian Urn" makes a good thematic companion piece.
Congratulations! You've now read Faulkner's major works. If you still want more, you can read more, such as his Pylon trilogy and Fable (which one him the Pulitzer prize and was considered by him to be his magnum opus). His short stories are also enjoyable.
Personally, I'd read Light in August first, follow it swiftly with as I Lay Dying, then when you are ready for some more challenging stuff read The Sound and the Fury and Absalom, Absalom! If you want more, or a more "stand alone" place to start, go for The Reivers or Fable.
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