No Country for Old Men is a severed head and shoulders over anything else written in America this year.A Western thriller with a racy plot and punchy dialogue, perfect for a lazy Sunday.[An] utterly absorbing, chilling tale . . . One of the most sinister characters in modern American fiction.A fast, powerful read, steeped with a deep sorrow about the moral degradation of the legendary American West.It's hard to think of a contemporary writer more worth reading.No Country for Old Men is a compelling, harrowing, disturbing, sad, endlessly surprising and resonant novel.A harrowing novel set in the American West, now an Academy Award winning film starring Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, and Josh Brolin.
Adapted by the Coen Brothers into an Academy Award winning film, No Country For Old Men is a dark and suspenseful novel from Cormac McCarthy, author of The Road.
Llewelyn Moss, hunting antelope near the Rio Grande, stumbles upon a transaction gone horribly wrong. Finding bullet-ridden bodies, several kilos of heroin, and a caseload of cash, he faces a choice – leave the scene as he found it, or cut the money and run. Choosing the latter, he knows, will change everything. And so begins a terrifying chain of events, in which each participant seems determined to answer the question that one asks another: how does a man decide in what order to abandon his life?
Cormac McCarthy is the author of many award-winning novels, including Blood Meridian, All the Pretty Horses and The Road. Among his honours are the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize. His novel No Country For Old Men was adapted by the Coen Brothers into an Academy Award winning film.
No Country for Old Men
Cormac McCarthy is the author of many acclaimed novels, including The Road and Blood Meridian. Among his honours are the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the PEN/Saul Bellow Award for lifetime achievement in American literature.