...epic like a western homer
"The flames sawed in the wind and the embers paled and deepened and paled and deepened like the bloodbeat of some living thing eviscerate upon the ground before them and they watched the fire which does contain within it something of men themselves inasmuch as they are less without it and are divided from their origins and are exiles. For each fire is all fires, the first fire and the last ever to be."
Bell'esercizio di scrittura ma troppo fine a se stesso. Libro ciclico, che continua a ripetersi nelle sue vicende senza mai sorprendere lo spettatore. Nn do 1 stellaPerché in realtà se fosse meno piatto sarebbe un bel libro ed anche per la maestria totale di McCarthy nel descrivere paesaggi che sembrano dipinti davanti ai propri occhi....Continua
In uno scenario western, violento e crudele,ci si ritrova trascinati in una allucinante fuga/inseguimento, disperata, visionaria e terribile...da rileggere!
Check out what I wrote in my spanish blog: http://lunairereadings.blogspot.com/2012/01/blood-meridian-cormac-mccarthy.html
OMG: headless bodies, blood flowing like rivers, all kinds of free violence. What I was expecting? It is always the same way with this writer: violence, blood and groseness....Continua
A wild ride in the desert following a greedy criminal and a demon with a knack for twisting truth and lies. No meaning for the riders, other than pursuing, fleeing, killing, scalping and ultimately being killed. This is how the West was won, and more than that, a parable of the passing of humankind on the planet leaving a trail of horror, torture and destruction. All evoked by the crystalline prose of one of the most sophisticated stylists of the English language....Continua