Cormac McCarthy


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in Providence, Rhode Island, The United States
July 20, 1933

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Cormac McCarthy is an American novelist and playwright. He has written ten novels in the Southern Gothic, western, and post-apocalyptic genres and has also written plays and screenplays. He received the Pulitzer Prize in 2007 for The Road, and his 2005 novel No Country for Old Men was adapted as a 2007 film of the same name, which won four Academy Awards, including Best Picture. His earlier Blood Meridian (1985) was among Time Magazine's poll of 100 best English-language books published between 1925 and 2005 and he placed joint runner-up for a similar title in a poll taken in 2006 by The New York Times of the best American fiction published in the last 25 years. Literary critic Harold Bloom named him as one of the four major American noveli ...more

Average rating: 4.01 · 1,277,083 ratings · 83,163 reviews · 53 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Road

3.97 avg rating — 751,042 ratings — published 2006 — 235 editions
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No Country for Old Men

4.10 avg rating — 160,488 ratings — published 2005 — 127 editions
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Blood Meridian, or the Even...

4.16 avg rating — 114,452 ratings — published 1985 — 126 editions
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All the Pretty Horses (The ...

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Child of God

3.80 avg rating — 41,121 ratings — published 1973 — 57 editions
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The Crossing (The Border Tr...

4.14 avg rating — 31,379 ratings — published 1994 — 70 editions
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Cities of the Plain (The Bo...

4.10 avg rating — 20,921 ratings — published 1998 — 2 editions
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Suttree

4.18 avg rating — 18,363 ratings — published 1979 — 48 editions
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Outer Dark

3.88 avg rating — 15,395 ratings — published 1968 — 42 editions
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The Sunset Limited

3.97 avg rating — 8,791 ratings — published 2006 — 42 editions
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“You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from.”
Cormac McCarthy, No Country for Old Men

“You forget what you want to remember, and you remember what you want to forget.”
Cormac McCarthy, The Road

“Scars have the strange power to remind us that our past is real.”
Cormac McCarthy, All the Pretty Horses

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