No Country for Old Men
Alternate Cover Edition for ISBN # - 9780375706677In his blistering new novel, Cormac McCarthy returns to the Texas-Mexico border, setting of his famed Border Trilogy. The time is our own, when rustlers have given way to drug-runners and small towns have become free-fire zones. One day, a good... show more
Alternate Cover Edition for ISBN # - 9780375706677In his blistering new novel, Cormac McCarthy returns to the Texas-Mexico border, setting of his famed Border Trilogy. The time is our own, when rustlers have given way to drug-runners and small towns have become free-fire zones. One day, a good old boy named Llewellyn Moss finds a pickup truck surrounded by a bodyguard of d
Publisher: Vintage International
Pages no: 309
Edition language: English
Overall, an interesting book. It's good to know going in that McCarthy does not use quotations in this book. If you go in without knowing that, you might feel some resentment toward him. For the most part, the reader knows what's going on despite the lack of proper grammar. There were a few times I ...
This book takes place in Texas in the 1980s. I don't know how many people saw the movie, but the book adds a lot more depth to the characters that I really enjoyed. That said, I thought that it got a bit too long though. Once we get past a certain point in the book it just felt like things were bein...
‘What’s the most you ever saw lost on a coin toss?’ No Country for Old Men joins the illustrious company of books that I've reread and more than deserves its place there, this is simply one of the most intense pieces of fiction I’ve read and narrated by Tom Stechschulte who I now rate as highly as...
This book was a surprise and a revelation to me in its unexpected brilliance! It was a Saturday morning here in downtown Bristol UK and as was my want I was visiting the local library and browsing the books they were trying to sell...clear the shelves of the used paperbacks making way for the new......
If I had to sum up NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN in one word that word would be: Luck. Hell, why not two words: Shitty Luck. From coin tosses to car wrecks, Murphy's Law is in full effect in this literary novel. I had big fun reading about Anton Chigurh, the same kind of enjoyment one gets while watching A...
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