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"Before you know it as the years go by, you're just like other people you have seen, with all those peculiar human ailments. Just another vehicle for temper and vanity and rashness and all the rest. Who wants it? Who needs it? These things occupy the place where a man's soul should be." -- Henderson the Rain King

Monday, June 23, 2008

All The Pretty Horses

Still working my way through my backlog of posts...

Book #20 of my '08 reading list was All The Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy.

This was the second McCarthy book I've read with The Road being the first. I liked this one a lot more, though Entertainment Weekly now assures me that The Road is the best novel of the last 25 years...ah well. Anyhow, this is the McCarthy I'd been assured exists: raw, biting, gritty and all those other overly used adjectives.

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