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Blood Meridian: Or, the Evening Redness in the West (Picador Books)

Blood Meridian: Or, the Evening Redness in the West (Picador Books)
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Manufacturer: Picador
Release date: 3 August 2007
ISBN-10 : 0330312561 | ISBN-13: 9780330312561
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""The floor of the playa lay smooth and unbroken by any track and the mountains in their blue islands stood footless in the void like floating temples." McCarthy's prose has the character of the landscape it describes: Harsh and pure, as if it had been sculpted by wind and sand, like a naturally occurring phenomenon. In Blood Meridian McCarthy uses it to spin a yarn of gothic violence: In the 1840's a young boy joins a band of cutthroats who hunt Indians on the border between Texas and Mexico, un"