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Child of God In This Taut, Chilling Novel, Lester Ballard A Violent, Dispossessed Man Falsely Accused Of Rape Haunts The Hill Country Of East Tennessee When He Is Released From Jail While Telling His Story, Cormac McCarthy Depicts The Most Sordid Aspects Of Life With Dignity, Humor, And Characteristic Lyrical Brilliance

About the Author: Cormac McCarthy

Cormac McCarthy is an American novelist and playwright He has written ten novels in the Southern Gothic, western, and post apocalyptic genres and has also written plays and screenplays He received the Pulitzer Prize in 2007 for The Road, and his 2005 novel No Country for Old Men was adapted as a 2007 film of the same name, which won four Academy Awards, including Best Picture.His earlier Blood Meridian 1985 was among Time Magazine s poll of 100 best English language books published between 1925 and 2005 and he placed joint runner up for a similar title in a poll taken in 2006 by The New York Times of the best American fiction published in the last 25 years Literary critic Harold Bloom named him as one of the four major American novelists of his time, along with Thomas Pynchon, Don DeLillo, and Philip Roth He is frequently compared by modern reviewers to William Faulkner.In 2009, Cormac McCarthy won the PEN Saul Bellow Award, a lifetime achievement award given by the PEN American Center.

10 thoughts on “Child of God

  1. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here The dumpkeeper had spawned nine daughters and named them out of an old medical dictionary gleaned from the rubbish he picked Uretha, Cerebella, Hernia Sue.They moved like cats and like cats in heat attracted surrounding swains

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    Were there darker provinces of night he would have found them. There is a quote by David Foster Wallace that good fiction s job is to comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable Cormac McCarthy s trim third novel, Child of God, is an optimal example of this sentiment, as it manages to provide the counterpa

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    Great day in the morning He is making me homesick Just the speech patterns which McCarthy nails It reminded me of River s Edge although the movie seems mild by comparison Maybe, I m just grateful that it used an inflatable doll Dennis Hopper as Feck and Daniel Roebuck as Samson John Tollet from River s Edge 1987 Great da

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    film of the book update None other than James I m handsome and I can do anything Franco directed a version of this last year and damn, James, I hate to say this but it was really good And faithful Really great performance by Scott Haze as Lester You probably shouldn t watch it while you eat your tea nor should you be watching it

  5. says:

    Child of God Cormac McCarthy s Outcast First edition, Random House, New York, New York, 1973He moves in the dry chaff among the dust and slats of sunlight with a constrained truculence Saxon and Celtic bloods A child of God much like yourself perhaps. The setting is Sevier County, Tennessee, in the 1960s Our protagonist is twenty seven

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    There is something inherently wrong with Lester Ballard As he skulks through the backwoods of Eastern Tennessee, a hunting rifle is his only companion Ballard s skewed thinking, awkward ways, and repugnant proclivities render him unfit to be around other people Darkly disturbing, fascinating and repellent Another walk in the dark with Cormac Mc

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    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here HE SEEZ DEAD PEOPLE THEN FUCKS THEM.

  8. says:

    How far can one book go How objectionable can the subject matter be Well, take a southern degenerate raised in an abysmal state of affairs and trace his downward spiral into serial murder and necrophilia that s what McCarthy did in Child of God But that s just the tip of the iceberg This novel is a descent into the darkness that can befall an uneducated and am

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    Find all of my reviews at StarsAllow me to introduce you to my new boyfriend, Lester Ballard Ha Just kidding There s apparently even a limit to how weird I like em However, just in case you think Mitchell and I are slipping, please note that this title was added to the TBR once we discovered it was about a necrophile, which is basically our literary equivalent to As I

  10. says:

    Creeeeepy I couldn t help but think of Ed Gein while reading this book Yuck Very morbidly entertaining Lol.

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