The Ox-Bow Incident
Publish date: February 1st 1943
Edition language: English
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, Historical Fiction
, Classic Literature
This is a powerful book not only on the psychology of lynch mobs, but what is the quality that is most important in upholding civilization. Many might have seen the classic film, but I think the novel more than holds its own. Told as the first person account of a cowboy, Art Croft, at the periphery ...
I really do not know how I want to rate The Ox-Bow Incident. I didn't hate this book, but I didn't like it either, yet it's better than ok. As others have mentioned, the writing, the setting, and the feel of this story are all very well done. It feels authentic, and I liked this study of the mob ...