Sebastian Shakespeare

Bleak Horizon

The Road

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Cormac McCarthy’s last novel, No Country for Old Men, was a humdinger of a thriller and had much in common with a Quentin Tarantino film. The author combined a pared-down prose style with a portrait of a violent and degenerate modern America. If you haven’t read it, I urge you to do so. It was a pure adrenalin rush from start to finish and the best thriller I have read for many a moon.

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