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ISBN: 0307278360 / ISBN-13: 9780307278364

The Sunset Limited


A startling encounter on a New York subway platform leads two strangers to a run-down tenement where a life or death decision must be made. In that ... Show synopsis

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  • The Sunset Limited (Vintage Books USA) – Trade paperback (2006)
    by Cormac McCarthy

    The Sunset Limited

    Trade paperback, Vintage Books USA
    143 pages

    ISBN: 0307278360
    ISBN-13: 9780307278364

    McCarthy's new play packs all the wallop of his gut-wrenching fiction. "The Sunset Limited," though, is not about blood and guts but about the battle for the human soul.

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Overall customer rating: 5.000


by BobCumbow on Sep 10, 2009

Like all of McCarthy's work, this "novel in dramatic form"--actually a two-character one-act play--is powerful, rich with provocative speculation about human hope and despair, by turns homespun, funny, contemplative, and profound. A white man and a black man talk in the latter's shabby apartment; the event that has brought them together emerges only gradually, and the impact between their separate ways of seeing the world leads to one of McCarthy's most thoughtful, uncompromising, and troubling endings.

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