The Unvanquished is a Civil War drama set in Mississippi and centered on the Sartoris family. Originally published as seven short stories, the novel deals variously with the war itself, black market smuggling, small town life, and ideas of honor and legacy. It is a quintessentially Southern narrative with a broad perspective on Mississippi life in the second half of the nineteenth century. At the novel's conclusion the various stories resolve their interconnected threads.

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