Mccarthy, Cormac Biography

Cormac McCarthy is an American author known for his works in the Western, Southern Gothic, and post-apocalyptic genres. He was born in Providence, Rhode Island in 1933.McCarthy's most notable works include the "Border Trilogy," which consists of the novels "All the Pretty Horses," "The Crossing," and "Cities of the Plain," and explores themes of identity, masculinity, and the American West. He is also known for his novel "Blood Meridian," which follows a teenage runaway known as "the Kid" as he joins a gang of Indian-hunters and engages in brutal violence along the Texas-Mexico border.McCarthy's other notable works include "The Road," a post-apocalyptic novel that follows a father and son as they journey through a desolate and dangerous world, and "No Country for Old Men," a crime novel set along the Texas-Mexico border.McCarthy's works often feature stark and lyrical prose, complex characters, and a focus on the darker aspects of the human experience. He has won numerous awards for his writing, including the National Book Award, the Pulitzer Prize, and the National Book Critics Circle Award.In addition to his writing, McCarthy is also a playwright and has written several plays that have been produced off-Broadway. He continues to write and publish new novels, and his works are enjoyed by readers and scholars around the world.

Books by Mccarthy, Cormac

  • The Road: robably one of the most depressing books I’ve read in my life. Oh yes, it’s well written, brilliant maybe, and all that. However, this book stripped all hope away and...