Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy

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Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West is a 1985 Western novel by American author Cormac McCarthy. It was McCarthy's fifth book, and was published by Random House. The narrative follows a teenage runaway referred to only as "the kid", with the bulk of the text devoted to his experiences with the Glanton gang, a historical group of scalp hunters who massacred Indians and others on the United States–Mexico borderlands in 1849 and 1850.

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The 115th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 3rd on What Is the Best Work of American Fiction of the Last 25 Years? (New York Times)
  2. - 6th on The Ideal Library (Book)
  3. - 9th on The Celebrity Reading List (Gardiner Public Library)
  4. - 24th on The Best Southern Novels of All Time (Oxford American)
  5. - 46th on The Top 10: The Greatest Books of All Time (The Top 10 (Book))
  6. - 48th on 20th Century's Greatest Hits: 100 English-Language Books of Fiction (Larry McCaffery)
  7. - 101st on The 100 Greatest Novels (greatbooksguide.com)
  8. - The 100 Greatest American Novels, 1893 – 1993 (Jeff O'Neal at Bookriot.com)
  9. - The 80 Books Every Man Should Read (Esquire)
  10. - TIME Magazine All Time 100 Novels (TIME Magazine)
  11. - How to Read and Why (Harold Bloom)
  12. - The Graphic Canon (Book)

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