Folly and Glory (The Berrybender Narratives #4)
The lead characters of Tasmin Berrybender, a great English beauty, and her half-wild primitive mountain man hus ...more
What happens from the very beginning (The Sin Killer) and through the next two books (The Wandering Hills and By Sor ...more
Take them for what they are, critics say of Folly and Glory and the rest of the Berrybender Narratives, and you might enjoy it. Judge it against Lonesome Dove, and you will inevitably be disappointed. Criticisms of the book include its meandering and thin plot, stereotypical characters, and indiscriminate violence. Still, critics agree that this volume is much better than the previous three, particularly with the matured character of Tasmin. It at least offers a sense of closure and a meditation...more
The body count must also be mentioned. It's impressive.
Slave trading not much different 250 years ago then it is today with no borders.
People bored and trading partners every 50 pages or so.
Superstitions are a plenty
Loved this last book of the series. Great characters. Great juxtaposition of humor and brutality.
Among many other accolades he was the co-winner of an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for Brokeback Mountain in 2006.
Larry McMurty was born in Wichita Falls Texas in 1936. His first published book Horseman, Pass By was ...more