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Cormac McCarthy writing style is brilliant.
The punctuation, diction and themes of violence and desolation are very much here, however McCarthy's writing style is quite different.
The story itself isn't complicated, there aren't many characters to memorize, and yet it took me a very long time to read.
I got half way through and decided to give up. I became annoyed having to use the dictionary on every page. The plot is meaningless. Read morePublished 2 days ago by Richard Kennedy
I'm sorry but I don't get it. I much prefer Faulkner or Kerouac in the stream of consciousness style. Read morePublished 2 days ago by J. Porter
This is graphic violence and not for the queasy, but McCarthy does a good job in character development. Read morePublished 3 days ago by William R. Burgett
What a wonderful and horrible book all wrapped up in one. I loved this book and was repulsed by it at the same time. Truly a work of genius. Although a dark, dark genius.Published 6 days ago by Gentleman Adventurer
The writing is no doubt beautiful. The plot is painfully slow and serves more as vehicle for the authors conviction than an entertaining story. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Luckyluckyme
The Addams family out in the Old West have adventures of the type conceived by the bastard child of Hunter S Thompson and Zane Grey.Published 10 days ago by Peter Jakobsen
I know this is literature and an extraordinary piece of writing. But after reading it twice, I have to say that I dislike it intensely, hence the 3-stars. Read morePublished 13 days ago by Felon