Collected Stories of William Faulkner - Beyond stories Summary & Analysis

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Beyond stories Summary

In "Beyond" Faulkner documents the experiences of a man who dies and goes to heaven before returning to earth in time for his own funeral. At first, the Judge does not seem to understand what has happened to him but as he talks with the people he meets, he eventually learns that he is truly dead and is experiencing the afterlife. Though people tell the Judge to stay and wait to see his son, who died before his father, the Judge chooses to go back to earth where his funeral is being conducted.

In "Black Music" Wilfred Midgleston flees to Rincon from the United States after he is tricked into taking part in an attack on a woman in the process of destroying a vineyard. Midgleson disappears and is believed to have been killed by the manic that attacked the woman...

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