No Country for Old Men
Publish date: January 1st 2009
Publisher: Recorded Books
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...
Maybe it's just the audiobook, but listening to this is like sitting on a porch with your long-winded grandpa with a faulty memory. One of those times where the movie was better than the book.
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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