All the Pretty Horses

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Series: Border Trilogy (No. 1)

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  • 9780330510936
  • 9780330474672

'A uniquely brilliant book . . . told in language as subtly beautiful as its desert setting. One of the most important pieces of American writing of our time' Stephen Amidon, Sunday Times

John Grady Cole is the last bewildered survivor of long generations of Texas ranchers. Finding himself cut off from the only life he has ever wanted, he sets out for Mexico with his friend Lacey Rawlins. Befriending a third boy on the way, they find a country beyond their imagining: barren and beautiful, rugged yet cruelly civilized; a place where dreams are paid for in blood.

All the Pretty Horses is an acknowledged masterpiece from Pulitzer Prize winning author Cormac McCarthy, and a grand love story: a novel about childhood passing, along with innocence and a vanished American age. Steeped in the wisdom that comes only from loss, it is a magnificent parable of responsibility, revenge and survival.

  • Pan Macmillan; December 2010
  • ISBN: 9780330474672
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  • Title: All the Pretty Horses
  • Series: Border Trilogy (No. 1)
  • Author: Cormac McCarthy
  • Imprint: Picador
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9780330510936
  • 9780330474672

In The Press

In a single stride it takes McCarthy to the forefront of contemporary American fiction. All the Pretty Horses is indisputably a masterpiece.

About The Author

Cormac McCarthy is the author of many acclaimed novels, including Blood Meridian, The Road and No Country For Old Men. All the Pretty Horses forms part of the Border Trilogy, together with The Crossing and Cities of the Plain. Among his honours are the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award.

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9780330510936
  • 9780330474672