All The Pretty Horses

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Author
Cormac McCarthy
Publisher
Pan Macmillan
Genre
Fiction
Released
01 January, 2010
ISBN
9780330510936

All The Pretty Horses

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Synopsis

John Grady Cole is the last bewildered survivor of long generations of Texas ranchers. Finding himself cut off from the only life he has ever wanted, he sets out for Mexico with his friend Lacey Rawlins. Befriending a third boy on the way, they find a country beyond their imagining: barren and beautiful, rugged yet cruelly civilized; a place where dreams are paid for in blood.All the Pretty Horses is an acknowledged masterpiece and a grand love story: a novel about childhood passing, along with innocence and a vanished American age. Steeped in the wisdom that comes only from loss, it is a magnificent parable of responsibility, revenge and survival.'A darkly shining work ...executed with consummate skill and much subtlety - the effect is magnificent' - John Banville, Observer.'An exhilarating, exceptional novel' - Spectator.'In a single stride it takes McCarthy to the forefront of contemporary American fiction. All the Pretty Horses is indisputably a masterpiece' - Financial Times.
Cormac McCarthy
About the author

Cormac McCarthy

Cormac McCarthy is the author of ten acclaimed novel.  Among his honours are the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for The Road and the PEN/Saul Bellow Award for lifetime achievement in American literature.

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