Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: No Country for Old Men

From: Robert Elkin (
Date: 09 Aug 2005

Still awaiting my copy of this, I second the comment below--resolution is a fiction too aligned with western metanarrative to hold any integrity unto itself. Now that that's resolved... Rob

--- Jacques Debierue <> wrote:

> --- In, "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.
> Best,
> Mr T

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