CORMAC MCCARTHY THE MASTER OF WORDS discussion

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Milo (milomccowan) | 28 comments Mod
He started at the top and improved from there....


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Milo (milomccowan) | 28 comments Mod
Yes he does follow the Faulkner tradition but is able to One Up him in my opinion. Perhaps the darkness theme is the hook in the cheek?


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Benjamin Dancer | 5 comments Michael wrote: "I'm reading this now. Coming from McCarthy's early works it is interesting to see his progression as an author."

Isn't that the truth. You can see his style evolve, right up to The Road and No Country.


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Milo (milomccowan) | 28 comments Mod
yes, or take a left turn in writing the two later novels


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