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BLOOD MERIDIAN

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Virtually all of McCarthy's idiosyncratic fiction (The Orchard Keeper, Child-of God, Suttree) is suffused with fierce pessimism, relentlessly illustrating the feral destiny of mankind; and this new novel is no exception—though it is equally committed to a large allegorical structure, one that yanks its larger-than-life figures across a sere historical stage."The kid"—a Tennessee teenager ... Read full review

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Review: Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West

User Review  - Jaffrey Clark - Goodreads

I actually did not finish this book. Brilliant writing, amazing imagery portrayed, but therein lay the reason I did not finish it. I decided I wasn't terribly keen on the imagery I would be storing in ... Read full review

Review: Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West

User Review  - Columbia Warren - Goodreads

This is an absolutely great and important book. It is also incredibly exhausting to read. I needn't delve too deeply into the subject matter of the book; it is well-described in many other reviews ... Read full review

Review: Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West

User Review  - Eric - Goodreads

While I didn't enjoy the story as much as The Road or No Country for Old Men, I really enjoyed the style of writing. I hate to use the word epic, but he truly had an epic way of writing that was ... Read full review

Review: Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West

User Review  - Jerry Kaczmarowski - Goodreads

Having read The Road, and knowing the background on Blood Meridian, I very much expected to like the book. I was already familiar with Mr. McCarthy's unique writing style, and I know that the ... Read full review

Review: Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West

User Review  - Kostis - Goodreads

McCarthy's prose is poetic, violent, epic, and mesmerizing. His description of an electric storm in a Mexican desert brought in memory, Dali's "The Temptation of St. Anthony". Read full review

Review: Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West

User Review  - Ivo - Goodreads

The Kid. Murder. Blood. More murder. The Jugde. Murder. Massacre. The Judge, again. More... murder? The Judge. That kind of sums it up I think. The picture McCarthy paints is as impressive as the lack ... Read full review

Review: Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West

User Review  - Adnan Zarif - Goodreads

amazing language Read full review

Review: Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West

User Review  - HNC Library - Goodreads

This book was read by staff member Debra Neissen as part of her Six Book Challenge - here is her review: Recommended by a colleague - western is not my first choice of genre, but McCarthy paints a ... Read full review

Review: Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West

User Review  - Ryan Vizena - Goodreads

Things I will never do in the desert. 1. Sleep. 2. Die. And if I ever see a bear dancing in a saloon, I will turn right the f**k around. Read full review

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