Child of God

Child of God

By: Cormac McCarthy (author)Paperback

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By Cormac McCarthy, 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.

About Author

Cormac McCarthy is the author of many acclaimed novels, including All the Pretty Horses, The Road and No Country For Old Men. Among his honours are the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780330510950
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9780330510950
  • weight: 144
  • ISBN10: 0330510959

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