'One of the greatest American novels of this or any time' The Guardian
Cormac McCarthy is one of the most enigmatic and reclusive superstars of the modern literary world. Living and writing from El Paso, Texas, he has shunned all requests for interviews, appearances at bookshops or literary festivals.Nonetheless, he remains one of the most admired writers of the last fifty years. His eight novels have received extraordinary reviews, being hailed as masterpieces of American literature. He has won the American National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award for All the Pretty Horses, the first book of The Border Trilogy.Cormac McCarthy is the author of twelve novels and a play. All his novels are available in Picador editions. He died in June 2023.
A darkly shining work . . . executed with consummate skill and much
subtlety - the effect is magnificent
An exhilarating, exceptional novel
All the Pretty Horses is indisputably a masterpiece.
One of the greatest American novels of this or any time
[A] totalizing reality, where meditation and resistance are two components of one reality, a destiny of wandering the borderlands of the U.S. and Mexico in the postwar twentieth century
*Rachel Kushner, author of The Mars Room*