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Child of God

McCarthy, Cormac

Editorial: Chatto & Windus, 1975
ISBN 10: 0701120959 / ISBN 13: 9780701120955
Usado / Hardback / Cantidad: 1
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Título: Child of God

Editorial: Chatto & Windus

Año de publicación: 1975

Encuadernación: Hardback

Condición del libro: Near Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Near Fine

Edición: First Edition.


Near fine first printing in near fine, price-clipped dustwrapper. The book is square and tight with pages free of markings. A little dust to top edge but generally a fresh copy with no evidence of reading. The dustwrapper is a little age toned but apart from the price clipping, the wrapper is clean, unmarked and without chips or tears. Photos available on request. A very attractive copy. As a keen collector myself I make every effort to provide a high level of service. Enquiries welcomed. N° de ref. de la librería 005933

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By the author of the critically acclaimed Border Trilogy, Child of God is a taut, chilling novel that plumbs the depths of human degradation. Lester Ballard, a violent, solitary and introverted young backwoodsman dispossessed on his ancestral land, is released from jail and allowed to haunt the hill country of East Tennessee, preying on the population with his strange lusts. McCarthy transforms commonplace brushes with humanity - in homesteads, stores and in the woods - into stunning scenes of the comic and the grotesque, and as the story hurtles toward its unforgettable conclusion, depicts the most sordid aspects of life with dignity, humour, and characteristic lyrical brilliance.

?A powerful and talented writer, able to elicit compassion for his protagonist however terrible his action? Sunday Times

?A reading experience so impressive, so ?new?, so clearly well made that it seems almost to defy the easy aesthetic categories . . . Accomplished in rare, spare, precise yet poetic prose? New Republic

?McCarthy charts the terrible decline of Lester Ballard with passion, tenderness, eloquence, and a humour which, at its best, is attuned perfectly to the bitter wryness of the South? Times Literary Supplement

Biografía del autor: Cormac McCarthy is the author of ten acclaimed novels, most recently The Road. Among his honours are the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award.

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