An epic novel of the violence and depravity that attended America's westward expansion, Blood Meridian brilliantly subverts the conventions of the Western novel and the mythology of the "wild west." Based on historical events that took place on the Texas-Mexico border in the 1850s, it traces the fortunes of the Kid, a fourteen-year-old Tennesseean who stumbles into the nig...more
That's so, said the judge. They do not have to have a reason. But order is not set aside because of their indifference.Rugged individualism.
Ye carry war of a madman's making onto a foreign land. Ye'll wake more than the dogs.History, human, homicide. W ...more
» Friends have told me I should –- Goodreads friends, no less. And these are people I like; people who have my back (bibliophilisticly speaking)....more
» The prose is like nothing I’ve read before. It’s elaborate, but not fussy. No flourish need apply. And I swear he just makes words up if the standard ones in English seem too refined. The effect is just right for a seared earth adventure. It grew on me.
» See if you can tell from the pattern of my recent reads what I was
“It makes no difference what men think of war, said the judge. War endures. As well ask men what they think of stone. War was always here. Before m...more
|Return of the Rog...: Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy||4||4||Nov 08, 2015 04:38PM|
|Return of the Rog...: Book 12||5||5||Oct 28, 2015 06:32AM|
|Brain Pain: Discussion - Week One - Blood Meridian Chap I - VIII||15||37||Oct 16, 2015 01:38AM|
|Brain Pain: Discussion - Week Two - Blood Meridian Chap IX - XV||1||10||Oct 12, 2015 01:20PM|
|Brain Pain: Discussion - Week Three - Blood Meridian Chap XVI - XXIII||1||13||Oct 12, 2015 01:19PM|
|Brain Pain: * Schedule for Discussions - Blood Meridian||1||19||Oct 05, 2015 11:58AM|