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No Country for Old Men
By Cormac McCarthy

No Country for Old Men

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No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthy

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Llewelyn Moss, hunting antelope near the Rio Grande, stumbles upon a transaction gone horribly wrong. Finding bullet-ridden bodies, several kilos of heroin, and a caseload of cash, he faces a choice -- leave the scene as he found it, or cut the money and run. Choosing the latter, he knows, will change everything. And so begins a terrifying chain of events, in which each participant seems determined to answer the question that one asks another: how does a man decide in what order to abandon his life? 'No Country for Old Men is a severed head and shoulders over anything else written in America this year' Independent on Sunday 'A Western thriller with a racy plot and punchy dialogue, perfect for a lazy Sunday' The Times '[An] utterly absorbing, chilling tale ...One of the most sinister characters in modern American fiction' Herald 'A fast, powerful read, steeped with a deep sorrow about the moral degradation of the legendary American West' Financial Times 'It's hard to think of a contemporary writer more worth reading' Independent

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780330454537
ISBN-10: 0330454536
Classification: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945) , Thriller / suspense , Adventure
Format: Paperback (197mm x 130mm x mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Picador
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Publish Date: 4-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Cormac McCarthy

Cormac McCarthy is the author of eight previous novels, and among his honours are the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award.

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