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Review: All the Pretty Horses

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Joe Hartlaub

Just as jazz is the archetypal American music, so is the Western the truly original genre of American literature. The West particularly for those of us who grew up on a video diet of television shows such as "Gunsmoke," "Cheyenne," and "The Rifleman," and the literary feast of the classic novels of Zane Gray and Louis L' Amour is evocative of a time of rough nobility, where it seemed as if each ... Read full review

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User Review  - TimBazzett - www.librarything.com

I've been hearing about Cormac McCarthy for years now, but somehow managed NOT to read him until now. ALL THE PRETTY HORSES has sat on my shelf for a dozen years or more, and now I've read it. With ... Read full review

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User Review  - Daniel.Estes - www.librarything.com

Brilliant writing with an consonant, immersive dialog, but I'm guessing that unless you're already a fan of other authors like William Faulkner or Thomas Wolfe, i.e. writers with a heavily measured ... Read full review

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User Review  - deldevries - www.librarything.com

Didn't live up to my expectations after reading The Road. Not a bad book, but didn't hook me either. Read full review

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