Blood Meridian: Or the Evening Redness in the West

Blood Meridian: Or the Evening Redness in the West

Cormac McCarthy

Language: English

Pages: 368

ISBN: 0679728759

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


An epic novel of the violence and depravity that attended America's westward expansion, Blood Meridian brilliantly subverts the conventions of the Western novel and the mythology of the "wild west." Based on historical events that took place on the Texas-Mexico border in the 1850s, it traces the fortunes of the Kid, a fourteen-year-old Tennesseean who stumbles into the nightmarish world where Indians are being murdered and the market for their scalps is thriving.

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