'There isn't anyone remotely like him in contemporary American literature' New York Times
Cormac McCarthy is the author of ten acclaimed novels, most recently The Road. Among his honours are the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award.
This first novel by McCarthy (whose All the Pretty Horses won the National Book Award) is set in a remote Tennessee community between the world wars. (Feb.)
The feeling for the land and seasons is so intense as to be part of
the story and there are scenes one will never forget . . . A
complicated and evocative exposition of the transience of life. *
A true American original. * Newsweek *