All the Pretty Horses
All the Pretty Horses - the first volume of the Borders Trilogy - tells of young John Grady Cole, the last of a long line of Texas ranchers. Across the border Mexico beckons - beautiful and desolate, rugged and cruelly civilized. With two companions, he sets off on an idyllic, sometimes comic... show more
All the Pretty Horses - the first volume of the Borders Trilogy - tells of young John Grady Cole, the last of a long line of Texas ranchers. Across the border Mexico beckons - beautiful and desolate, rugged and cruelly civilized. With two companions, he sets off on an idyllic, sometimes comic adventure, to a place where dreams are paid for in blood.
Publish date: August 11th 2010
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
Series: The Border Trilogy -3 (#1)
This is ostensibly a Western. I, ostensibly, do not like Westerns. I've never made it through any western film unless you count Native American stories, and I don't. I'll grant you that it's set in the Southwest. But this is no normal Western. While reading it, it actually feels like a saga, the wor...
I am not what you would call the average Cormac McCarthy reader. Yes, I may fit the stereotype—white male with a beard in his thirties—but I defy most stereotypes and hope that someday I may be the poster child for “stereotypes be damned.” (It seems out of place to use quotes in a review of a McCart...
Świat można poznać jedynie poprzez jego obraz w ludzkich sercach Przez krótki czas trudno było mi przyzwyczaić się do stylu. Oswajanie trwało długo, bo prawie przez cały pierwszy tom trylogii. Jednak leniwy rytm kroczącego krok za krokiem konia przestaje przeszkadzać z chwilą, kiedy jeździec zacz...
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