Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy

Set in the mid-19th century, this novel follows a violent teenager known as "the Kid" as he joins a group of Indian-hunters led by the enigmatic and brutal Judge Holden. The narrative is a gruesome depiction of the lawless American West, filled with philosophical musings, vivid descriptions of the harsh landscape, and brutal, relentless violence. The story explores themes of human nature, morality, and the inherent chaos and brutality of life.

The 173rd greatest book of all time


Published
1985
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
300-350
Words
98,000
Original Language
English

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