RARA-AVIS: Re: No Country for Old Men

From: Jacques Debierue ( matrxtech@yahoo.com)
Date: 27 Jul 2006

--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, "Jason Boog" <iistickboy@...> wrote:
> Cormac McCarthy's hardboiled novel, No Country for Old Men just came
> out in paperback, and I'm blazing my way through it--I know people
> mentioned it months ago, but I waited for the paperback.
> As long as McCarthy's style doesn't get on your nerves, you should
> check it out. No cowboys this time, but his clipped style works
> perfect in a neo-noir setting. The shootout between drug runners, a
> hitman, and the protagonist in a Texas motel is worth the price of
> admission. Anybody else reading with me?

Glad you enjoyed it. I had recommended this a few months ago. McCarthy delivers even with no cowboys or Judges.



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