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WINNER OF THE 1973 nationwide publication AWARD 
by means of the writer of Stoner

In Augustus, his 3rd nice novel, John Williams took  on a wholly new problem, a historic narrative set in classical Rome, exploring the lifetime of the founding father of the Roman Empire. to inform the tale, Williams became to the epistolary novel, a style that used to be new to him, reworking and transcending it simply as he did the western in Butcher’s Crossing and the campus novel in Stoner. Augustus is the ultimate triumph of a author who has come to be famous world wide as an American master.

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