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User Review  - laytonwoman3rd - LibraryThing

McCarthy has the most remarkable command of the English language, and he uses it to the max in every sentence in this book. It is the story of a few rather brutal years in the life of Cornelius ... Read full review

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User Review  - jpporter - LibraryThing

There is not much you can say about Cormac McCarthy's work other than that he has the most unique and effective way of presenting reality of all contemporary authors. The most effective prose I've ... Read full review

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User Review  - thornton37814 - LibraryThing

McCarthy's writing is absolutely marvelous; however, the picture he paints with his words is very bleak. The work tells the story of Cornelius Suttree who gave up his regular more affluent life to ... Read full review

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User Review  - lkernagh - LibraryThing

This is my first McCarthy read and I have to say, that man is one gifted writer! His skill at capturing time and place through the written word is apparent. Reading this I almost felt as though I was ... Read full review

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Suttree is much more simplistic than The Border Trilogy, and No Country for Old Men. Consequently, the language is not as beautiful. McCarthy, in writing Suttree, was only honing his skill towards greatness.

Review: Suttree

User Review  - Jeremy - Goodreads

Wow. I really liked No Country For Old Men and The Road but this was a much more complete work of literature. The writing here reminded me of Steinbeck in the sense that the description of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Brandon - Goodreads

This book is absolutely beautiful. It holds it's place right behind Gaiman's American Gods as my second favorite novel ever written. Let me explain: When I first read The Road, I immediately fell in ... Read full review

Review: Suttree

User Review  - Snotchocheez - Goodreads

Given Suttree is, according to my fellow Goodreads users, (at 4.20) the highest rated of Cormac McCarthy's novels, I feel like the nay-saying, rock-slinging philistine giving it anything less than 5 ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jeremy - Goodreads

This is quite the slow burn. Most of Mccarthy's other works are very plot-driven, and you see that really reinforced in his western novels where you have this incredibly hypnotic language coalescing ... Read full review

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User Review  - karen - Goodreads

like faulkner, except good... Read full review


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