by Cormac McCarthyPrint book : Fiction  |  1st ed
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Melvillian odyssey   (2008-07-11)
This book tires you out like reading Melville or the Bible. But, it has the same kind of ultimate reward...deep, thoughtful, beautiful, chilling, apocryphal, disturbing...it's all of that. "The Judge" is one of the most interesting villains I've ever encountered in fiction.
savage men   (2015-11-22)
Every page of this book is savage with the acts of men who kill for pleasure or work or war or accident. The women are portrayed as whores or victims of the men. There are no heroes of these pages. The Indians use the Mexicans as slaves, the new Americans kill the Indians. All is just destruction...
wonderful book   (2008-01-16)
AMAZING, INTENSE, THOUGHT PROVOKING.   (2009-01-29)
hands down one of the best books ive read this year. It's style is complicated but constructed beautifully. There are passages that really get your thought process going and give you a new perspective on writting. Stuyllistically Cormac Mcarthy's "Blood Meridian" stands on its own as the only...