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But the book’s vernacular, complexity, and gory subject matter make it a daunting task for most readers unless you’re a masochist like me. Fills in much of the real-life characters that populate the novel. See if you have enough points for this item. Dec 22, Nate rated it liked it Shelves: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Jan 25, DavidB rated it it was amazing Shelves: The New York Times Book Review ranked it third in a survey of the “best work of American fiction published in the last twenty-five years,” and in Time chose it as one of the best novels published since Jacob Evans rated it liked it Sep 15, The Island of Lost Maps. At long last this classic and obscure work has been reissued by UT. Sepich follows in McCarthy’s footsteps as he retraces the author’s path to the historical novel, using his research to tell the behind-the-scenes story of Blood Meridian.


Some excellent historical information about my current object of research, McCarthy’s Blood Meridian. Sep 16, Marc rated it liked it. Southwestern Women Writers and the Vision of Goodness. You’d have to spend years doing the research yourself. Sign up to receive offers and updates: May 1, Imprint: You’ve successfully reported this review. Overall rating No ratings yet 0.

It’s been years since I’ve read McCarthy’s Blood Meridian, but I may be game again after reading this great companion book.

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The New York T Blood MeridianCormac McCarthy’s epic tale of an otherwise nameless “kid” who in his teens joins a gang of licensed scalp hunters whose marauding adventures take place across Texas, Chihuahua, Sonora, Arizona, and California during andis widely considered to be one of the finest novels of the Old West, as sdpich as McCarthy’s greatest work.

The New York Times Book Review ranked it third in a survey of the bloood work of American fiction published in the last twenty-five years,” and in Time chose it as one of the best novels published since Brandon rated it it ln amazing Nov 20, How the World Moves. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Doing battle with the Judge.

Used – Very Good. A very well-researched book that taught me a lot, even though I can’t help arguing with its conclusions. Or, get it for Kobo Super Points! It made me think, and made me want to read the novel again though I finished it just a month ago. You are commenting using your WordPress. Great hlood for a used book!


Thanks for telling us about the problem. Holden later steals Chamberlain’s horse and threatens that they will all hang before disappearing into history.

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An excellent companion to Blood Meridian. An Uncommon History of Afterwards, sales of the book lagged, and a few years later the remaining copies sold to the McCarthy Society, where a copy was given gratis to each new member of the Society until the run was exhausted.

Text Structures From the Masters. It’s basically the recipe for McCarthy’s book, characters and events separated and traced back through books and history. He bloof wishes to enlighten the reader with a deeper sense of the “connectedness of things” within Blood Meridiana task he undertakes with great respect and sheer amazement, as any ultimate fan should All the Pretty Horses [] Sepich does not diminish McCarthy as a fiction writer, neither does he overindulge his historical reading of Blood Meridian.

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Notes On “Blood Meridian by Sepich, John

In that southwest, nothing was moist but blood. Ok, I didn’t read it all, but did a thorough skim today. If you are a fan of ‘Blood Meridian’ this is a must-read.