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by Cormac McCarthy
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FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt rated it 1 year ago
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 ...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it 2 years ago
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...
From Dark Places
From Dark Places rated it 4 years ago
‘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...
runner rated it 5 years ago
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......
Lornographic Material
Lornographic Material rated it 5 years ago
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...
JasonKoivu rated it 5 years ago
Wanting to give up...Refusing to give up...Not knowing the meaning of giving up.When drugs and money come to a small Texas town, sheriff-about-to-retire trope Ed Tom Bell is tasked with solving a deal gone murderously wrong. This is indeed No Country for Old Men. A psychopath of a hitman, Anton Chi...
kennethjmcginnis rated it 5 years ago
cczarneckikernus rated it 5 years ago
Almost never say this: preferred the movie.
Julian Meynell's Books
Julian Meynell's Books rated it 5 years ago
An interesting McCarthy work. It is essentially a modern day Western, especially of the Spaghetti type. Told in McCarthy's sparse style. Here he is at his sparsest.It pretty clearly is a meditation on good and evil. This is now my third McCarthy and the previous two were also meditations on goo...
Michael's Book Babble
Michael's Book Babble rated it 5 years ago
Gotta come clean. I really have a hard time reading Cormac McCarthy. I know him not using quotation marks is a choice of style, but it honestly makes his stuff a bit hard for me to read. I struggle with who is doing the talking at times, or if there's even dialogue being spoken. However, I ended u...
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