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The Road (Film Tie-in) by Cormac McCarthy

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Road (Film Tie-in) Winner of The Pulitzer Prize for fiction in this is the story of a father and son walking alone through burned America heading through the ravaged landscape to the coast Harvey Weinstein s film is to be released in Australia in January with an all star cast including Viggo Mortensen Charlize Theron Guy Pearce Robert Duvall and introducing major new young talent Kodi Smit McPhee with a soundtrack by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis

The Road

A searing post apocalyptic novel destined to become Cormac McCarthy s masterpiece br br A father and his son walk alone through burned America Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind It is cold enough to crack stones and when the snow falls it is gray The sky is dark Their destination is the coast although they don t know what if anything awaits them there They have nothing just a pistol to defend themselves against the lawless bands that stalk the road the clothes they are wearing a cart of scavenged food and each other


No Country for Old Men

In his blistering new novel Cormac McCarthy returns to the Texas Mexico border setting of his famed i Border Trilogy i The time is our own when rustlers have given way to drug runners and small towns have become free fire zones br br One day Llewellyn Moss finds a pickup truck surrounded by a bodyguard of dead men A load of heroin and two million dollars in cash are still in the back When Moss takes the money he sets off a chain reaction of catastrophic violence that not even the law in the person of aging disillusioned Sheriff Bell can contain br br As Moss tries to evade his pursuers in particular a mysterious mastermind who flips coins for human lives McCarthy simultaneously strips down the American crime novel and broadens its concerns to encompass themes as ancient as the Bible and as bloodily contemporary as this morning s headlines br i No Country for Old Men i is a triumph


Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West

An epic novel of the violence and depravity that attended America s westward expansion b Blood Meridian b 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 s it traces the fortunes of the Kid a fourteen year old Tennesseean who stumbles into the nightmarish world where Indians are being murdered and the market for their scalps is thriving br br b Publisher s Note b The th Anniversary Edition has been reset causing the text to reflow Page references based on earlier editions will no longer apply so Vintage Books has compiled the following chart as a conversion aid Download the chart by copying and pasting the following link into your browser br a target blank href http knopfdoubleday com marketing BloodMeridianPageReference pdf rel nofollow http knopfdoubleday com marketing B a


All the Pretty Horses (The Border Trilogy, #1)

i All the Pretty Horses i tells of young John Grady Cole the last of a long line of Texas ranchers Across the border Mexico beckons beautiful and desolate rugged and cruelly civilized With two companions he sets off on an idyllic sometimes comic adventure to a place where dreams are paid for in blood


The Crossing (The Border Trilogy, #2)

Following All the Pretty Horses in Cormac McCarthy s Border Trilogy is a novel whose force of language is matched only by its breadth of experience and depth of thought In the bootheel of New Mexico hard on the frontier Billy and Boyd Parham are just boys in the years before the Second World War but on the cusp of unimaginable events First comes a trespassing Indian and the dream of wolves running wild amongst the cattle lately brought onto the plain by settlers this when all the wisdom of trappers has disappeared along with the trappers themselves So Billy sets forth at the age of sixteen on an unwitting journey into the souls of boys animals and men br br Having trapped a she wolf he would restore to the mountains of Mexico he is long gone and returns to find everything he left behind transformed utterly in his absence Except his kid brother Boyd with whom he strikes out yet again to reclaim what is theirs thus crossing into that antique gaze from whence there could be no way back forever br br What they find instead is an extraordinary panoply of fiestas and circuses dogs horses and hawks pilgrims and revolutionaries grand haciendas and forlorn cantinas bandits gypsies and roving tribes a young girl alone on the road a mystery in the mountain wilds and a myth in the making br br And in this wider world they fight a war as rageful as the one neither in the end will join up for back home One brother finds his destiny while the other arrives only at his fate br br An essential novel by any measure and the transfixing middle passage of Cormac McCarthy s ongoing trilogy The Crossing is luminous and appalling a book that touches stops and starts the heart and mind at once


Child of God

In this taut chilling novel Lester Ballard a violent dispossessed man falsely accused of rape haunts the hill country of East Tennessee when he is released from jail While telling his story Cormac McCarthy depicts the most sordid aspects of life with dignity humor and characteristic lyrical brilliance


Cities of the Plain (The Border Trilogy, #3)

The concluding volume of the Border trilogy In this magnificent new novel the National Book Award winning author of i All the Pretty Horses i and i The Crossing i fashions a darkly beautiful elegy for the American frontier It is and John Grady Cole and Billy Parham are working as ranch hands in New Mexico not far from the proving grounds of Alamogordo and the cities of El Paso and Juarez Their life is made up of trail drives and horse auctions and stories told by campfire light They value that life all the more because they know it is about to change forever br br The change comes when John Grady falls in love with a beautiful ill starred Mexican prostitute and sets in motion a chain of events as violent as they are unstoppable Haunting in its beauty filled with sorrow humor and awe i Cities of the Plain i is a genuine American epic


Suttree

By the author of b Blood Meridian b and b All the Pretty Horses b b Suttree b is the story of Cornelius Suttree who has forsaken a life of privilege with his prominent family to live in a dilapidated houseboat on the Tennessee River near Knoxville Remaining on the margins of the outcast community there a brilliantly imagined collection of eccentrics criminals and squatters he rises above the physical and human squalor with detachment humor and dignity


Outer Dark

A woman bears her brother s child a boy the brother leaves the baby in the woods and tells her he died of natural causes Discovering her brother s lie she sets forth alone to find her son Both brother and sister wander through a countryside being scourged by three terrifying strangers toward an apocalyptic resolution


The Sunset Limited

A startling encounter on a New York subway platform leads two strangers to a run down tenement where a life or death decision must be made br br In that small apartment Black and White as the two men are known begin a conversation that leads each back through his own history mining the origins of two fundamentally opposing world views White is a professor whose seemingly enviable existence of relative ease has left him nonetheless in despair Black an ex con and ex addict is the more hopeful of the men though he is just as desperate to convince White of the power of faith as White is desperate to deny it br br Their aim is no less than this to discover the meaning of life Deft spare and full of artful tension i The Sunset Limited i is a beautifully crafted consistently thought provoking and deceptively intimate work by one of the most insightful writers of our time


No Country for Old Men, Outer Dark, Cities of the Plain (The Border Trilogy, #3), All the Pretty Horses (The Border Trilogy, #1), Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West, The Road, The Crossing (The Border Trilogy, #2), The Sunset Limited, Suttree, Child of God