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by Cormac McCarthy
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payamtameh
payamtameh rated it 6 years ago
A well-written play (or a novel in dramatic form) about different attitudes of an atheist and a religious man.The good thing is there is no straight conclusion at the end and you can draw your own conclusion from the script.“I yearn for the darkness. I pray for death. Real death. If I thought that i...
Parrish Lantern's Casebook
Parrish Lantern's Casebook rated it 8 years ago
White constantly tries to leave the apartment, leaving Black to come up with ways to stop him (offering food, coffee etc.). They probe each others beliefs (or lack of), batting back & forth ideas to counter each others arguments, yet neither succeeding being to tied to their own ideology, whether it...
Well-Lucubrated
Well-Lucubrated rated it 9 years ago
Didn't like this one at all. I found that McCarthy was trying to make his points too heavy-handedly. And having almost the entire play consist of one long conversation between two characters about the nature of existence--how pretentious. Perhaps if he hadn't been so direct, if he had made me work t...
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