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-- Richard Eder, The New York Times Book Review
"'Brokeback Mountain' does some of the best things a story can do. It abolishes the old West clichés, excavates and honors a certain kind of elusive life, then nearly levels you with the emotional weight at its center."
-- Gail Caldwell, The Boston Sunday Globe
"A stand-out story...'Brokeback Mountain' is the sad chronology of a love affair between two men who can't afford to call it that. They know what they're not -- not queer, not gay -- but have no idea what they are."
-- Walter Kirn, New York
If you can stand your heart being broke just one more time, read the book and see the movie.
This story of two men in an intimate love relationship captures beautifully what I would expect from a male writer.
I saw the movie first and had to read the book to see if, in fact, Hollywood had it right this time.
Better than I expected. Much better than the film adaptation. If you've only seen the film, it is more than worth reading this tiny, yet huge, book.Published 4 hours ago by Jase Womack
This is a story to be savored and read many times for the skill of the writer, in which there is no dispute - but also for the story ... Read morePublished 5 days ago by BrendaUSA
A love story between two cowboys. A courageous book by Anni Proulx.Published 12 days ago by R. Crutchfield
While I certainly prefer the movie to the short story, there is a unique charm to Proulx's prose. She captures much of the emotion that is more slowly and passionately expressed by... Read morePublished 15 days ago by Ryan Mease
The screenplay included in "Brokeback Mountain, Story to Screenplay" is an early version that is quite different from the screenplay actually used for the film. Read morePublished 20 days ago by Brach Anders
Minimal, phonetic prose...simply gorgeous. An author on par with Hemingway. Each time I reach for this book (to look at how something was accomplished) I find I am unable not to... Read morePublished 26 days ago by Charles R. Moss Jr.
I've not seen the movie, so was very happy to read the book. Only wish it came in large print! If you have not read Annie Prouix, I would highly recommend her. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Gramma 212