Lonesome Dove (häftad)
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Format
Häftad (Paperback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
848
Utgivningsdatum
2011-08-05
Upplaga
New ed
Förlag
Pan Books
Dimensioner
195 x 138 x 51 mm
Vikt
594 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9781447203056

Lonesome Dove

Häftad, Engelska, 2011-08-05
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It begins in the office of The Hat Creek Cattle Company of the Rio Grande.It ends as a journey into the heart of every adventurer who ever lived ...From the author of The Last Picture Show and Texasville - here is Larry McMurtry's Pulitzer Prize winning masterpiece. A powerful, triumphant portrayal of the American West as it really was.More than a love story, more than an adventure, Lonesome Dove is an epic: a monumental novel which embraces the spirit of the last defiant wilderness of America.Legend and fact, heroes and outlaws, whores and ladies, Indians and settlers - Lonesome Dove is the central, enduring American experience dramatically recreated in a magnificent story of heroism and love; of honour, loyalty and betrayal.
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Nothing less than a masterful odyssey Los Angeles Daily News Amply imagined and crisply, lovingly written. I haven't enjoyed a book more this year ... a marvellous novel Newsweek If you read only one Western novel in your life, read this one ... no other has ever approached the accomplishment of Lonesome Dove USA Today Moving ... thrilling ... perfectly realized ... unforgettable New York Times A triumph ... McMurtry is superb Chicago Tribune Flush with authenticity Wall Street Journal Larry McMurtry tops them all with his long-awaited epic, Lonesome Dove ... McCrae and Call are seasoned frontiersmen and ferocious Indian fighters ... Throughout Lonesome Dove, McMurtry examines their bond - an unspoken and hardly understood friendship. In western fiction, a like relationship seldom has been more finely crafted ... And the women! If there is a contemporary male novelist blessed with keener insight, I'd like to know about it ... What McMurtry has created is nothing less than a masterful odyssey, and an enduring addition to the lore of Western Americana Los Angeles Daily News Lonesome Dove is Larry McMurtry's loftiest novel, a wondrous work, drowned in love, melancholy, and yet, ultimately, exultant. In Lonesome Dove ... McMurtry celebrates a world abundant with calamity and a human spirit wistful but prevailing ... A compelling and memorable epic ... Masterful Los Angeles Times Books Review If you read only one Western novel in your life, read this one ... no other has ever approached the accomplishment of Lonesome Dove USA Today Moving ... thrilling ... perfectly realized ... unforgettable New York Times A triumph ... McMurtry is superb Chicago Tribune Flush with authenticity Wall Street Journal

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Larry McMurtry is the author of more than thirty novels, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning Lonesome Dove. He has also written memoirs and essays, and received an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for his work on Brokeback Mountain. He lives in Archer City, Texas.