No Country for Old Men is a compelling, harrowing, disturbing, sad, endlessly surprising and resonant novel. -- Robert Edric * Spectator * No Country for Old Men is a severed head and shoulders over anything else written in America this year. * Independent on Sunday * A fast, powerful read, steeped with a deep sorrow about the moral degradation of the legendary American West. * Financial Times * A Western thriller with a racy plot and punchy dialogue, perfect for a lazy Sunday. * The Times * [An] utterly absorbing, chilling tale . . . One of the most sinister characters in modern American fiction. * Herald * It's hard to think of a contemporary writer more worth reading. * Independent *
Cormac McCarthy was the author of many acclaimed novels, including Blood Meridian, Child of God and The Passenger. Among his honours are the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. His works adapted to film include All the Pretty Horses, The Road and No Country for Old Men the latter film receiving four Academy Awards, including the award for Best Picture. McCarthy died in 2023 in Santa Fe, NM at the age of 89.