Meridiano de sangre – eBook () by Cormac McCarthy. Meridiano de sangre has ratings and reviews. Hamish said: The man finished the book. He closed the pages tightly together then put one foot. Buy Meridiano de sangre / Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy, Random House Mondadori from Amazon’s Fiction Books Store. Everyday low prices on a huge.

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Watch the kid fight. Why stop there, periods are for two bit hacks too. And yet he had such potential. From what I can tell from the Wikipedia article, all the critics are a little hazy mccarthy this seemingly important point. So why does a man whose firsthand life experience may not even include a human corpse spend his life writing about corpses?

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But that’s it for me and Cormac. They both have one stunning scene that wins over the critics the Indian attack in Blood Meridian, the snow duel in Kill Bill and then feel pretty flat for the remainder. The end was dissapointing – hence my two stars. And I haven’t found any analysis of it it’s a gnostic text; it’s a reformulation of America’s history of violence as a new Bible; whatever convincing. Instead, I’d point them to The Road, which is far better, far deeper, and much more interesting, as far as McCarthy’s oeuvre is concerned.


I vaguely remember him drowning puppies. Stylish literary flourishes sometimes cloud our judgment when it comes to evaluating the plot itself, which is, after all, the reason why the book exists.

We have the whitest kitchens and the most shining bathrooms in the world. What do you think death is, mreidiano Our nameless protagonist is basically a cardboard cutout.

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By the conclusion of the novel I was convinced that I’d been hoodwinked into reading a underdeveloped retelling of Paradise Lost in cowboy drag. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. As a bonus, you’ll get some serious English lit cred for liking it. The judge was a deus ex machina grounded in the actual, physical world. Does he participate in the rape of the dead and dying young Indian women down by the lake shore? Why do we have to play follow the leader behind our impish pied piper, pretending an enlightened understanding of some grandiose truth, while all we really do is sate our own personal blood lusts?

View all 14 comments. Those who can handle extreme violence inc. Because man is just a primal animal who does horrible things. Of course, Cormac McCarthy is a genius. Are these blind riddles or are they not some part mccarthhy every man’s jurisdiction?

I’m at a loss for how to sum up this 1. Tumbleweed plagues and nausea and sickness unto death in Spanish and fractured Tennessee hillfolk English with a thick varnish of authorial indulgence in high-calorie metaphors? He saw the kid as the sole member of the party who wavered in that commitment, or at least presented himself as having that perspective.


Meridiano de sangre by Cormac McCarthy (2 star ratings)

Toadvine is potentially a great character, and in a way I like that he never materialized one way or another like so many people you know. Share cormaf thoughts with other customers. Ssngre heart shrivels just a little bit even considering giving McCarthy another go. Paper Back Publishing Date: Small boy stands on the side of the road? This keeps him clean enough for his final showdown or hoe-down with destiny at the end. Una novela epica sobre la violencia y la depravacion que acompanaron a la expansion de America hacia el oeste, “Meridiano de sangre” subvierte esplendidamente las convenciones de la novela occidental y la mitologia del “salvaje oeste.

Or cage me meriidiano with the village idiot and stuff ocotillo bulbs and azotea up my hideyhole.

It’s rife with needless adjectives and adverbs and unnecessary details, exotic in their phrasing, but mundane in meaning and empty of wit. But no, he lives on and fills the last fourth of the book with quasi-philosophical bloviation of the sophomore dorm room sort.