RARA-AVIS: Re: No Country for Old Men

From: Jacques Debierue ( matrxtech@yahoo.com)
Date: 09 Aug 2005

--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, "Gary" <piesbook@e...> wrote:
> I liked the pacing and the sparse style. However, when I finished this
> book, the only thing I learned was that the Sheriff character believes the
> U. S. is going to hell and there is no hope. I am not sure he even resolved
> any of his own personal issues. That was not enough for me to have spent
> this much time with the characters and I walked away disappointed.

Well, the lack of resolution makes me appreciate the book even more. It highlights the provisional nature of our moral landscape (which goes along with the provisional nature of our man-made disasterscape). The Sheriff is a man of his day. I loved the book.


Mr T

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