No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthy


I wanted to read more McCarthy after loving The Road. I couldn’t get into Blood Meridian, but I instantly got into this book. It tells the story of Moss who takes cash which he finds in the desert at the scene of a drug deal gone very wrong. He’s then pursued by Sheriff Bell and hunted by the unforgettable, evil Chigurh. The novel stays true to McCarthy’s minimalist writing that I fell in love with, yet changes viewpoints and relies on more dialogue. Must confess, I was sometimes confused by the different viewpoints, but in a good way.

Gwenamon says: More McCarthy greatness


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5 Responses to No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthy

  1. elissalynch says:

    I like your review style, Gwenamon. Very authentic :). Would love to feature your reviews in our weekly curated email digest that goes out to thousands of people.

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