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Carthy depicts the most sordid aspects of life with dignity humor and characteristic lyrical brillian. There is something inherently wrong with Lester Ballard As he skulks through the backwoods of Eastern Tennessee a hunting rifle is his only companion Ballard's skewed thinking awkward ways and repugnant proclivities render him unfit to be around other people Darkly disturbing fascinating and repellent Another walk in the dark with Cormac McCarthy This is his territory

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Child of GodIn this taut chilling novel Lester Ballard a violent dispossessed man falsely accused of rape haunts. Great day in the morning He is making me homesick Just the speech patterns which McCarthy nails It reminded me of River's Edge although the movie seems mild by comparison Maybe I'm just grateful that it used an inflatable doll Dennis Hopper as Feck and Daniel Roebuck as Samson John Tollet from River's Edge 1987

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Child of God Read & Download À 104 ✓ In this taut chilling novel Lester Ballard a violent dispossessed man falsely accused of rape haunts the hill country of East Tennessee when he is released from jail  While telling his story Cormac McCarthy depicts the most sordid aspects of life with dignity humor and characteristic lyrical brillianceThe hill country of East Tennessee when he is released from jail  While telling his story Cormac Mc. film of the book update None other than James I'm handsome and I can do anything Franco directed a version of this last year I just saw it; and damn James I hate to say this but it was really good And faithful Really great performance by Scott Haze as Lester You probably shouldn't watch it while you eat your tea nor should you be watching it with any elderly relatives but if you know what the story is about you probably would not do that Unless you want to kill them off with shock and horror This time round I spotted that Child of God starts just like Omensetter's Luck with a rural auction Kind of a really useless factAnd now the actual reviewME AND CORMAC WE GO BACK A LONG WAYThis was a re read my first for years and once again I loved Cormac's outrageous daring style I gave it five stars all those years ago and I give it five now I felt again that I was in the presence of a writer who could dip all the other American writers in his Weetabix and mush em all together and eat em up and go for another bowl of em This guy is the real deal Well allright So how come I didn't like any other CMcC book if he's such a wow Good uestion you know I had a go at Blood Meridian and as everyone knows that's like reading the Bible if God was Sam Peckinpah Beautiful beautiful writing completely suandered on an endurance test Western with zero story and zero character So I failed there All the Pretty Horses well that was better and I did finish it but by now Cormac's style has got ever outre he's much deeply in love with the conjunction and and by then he'd got too mythtastic for my taste I still like my soap opera thank you I’m just this suburban gentleman in a semi detatched house with a cat and a bottle of real ale and a High Llamas cd Myths Not so much So I think Cormac and me had a parting of the ways But if I recall right before we bade farewell and he took the road west we shook hands cordially It felt cordial that is although his face betrayed no expressionTHIS WILL MELT YOUR FACEAs to Child of God this book is a total treat but I got to warn you the main character is a little unsavoury Lester Ballard our grisly necrophile protagonist has uite a bit of the old Ed Gein about him Which if so would make him the fourth fictional incarnation of Ed so inspirational was he and that is leaving aside the biopic about him which is called Ed Gein There was Hitchcock's Psycho there was ol' Leatherface in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre was ever a film so aptly titled it was in Texas there was a massacre it was done with a chainsaw and there was the regrettable Buffalo Bill in The Silence of the Tiny Little Baa Lambs with his human skin dresses Now Barbara Gowdy in her arresting story We So Seldom Look On Love makes a case that there are indeed true necrophiles people that only love people if they're dead Imagine the fate of a necrophile who's looking for commitment I guess the only solution there would be taxidermy But I argue that the great majority of necrophiles wind up with the dead through poor lifestyle choice and low self esteem They are just lonely But in a special way You and me we may have been through lonely times you may still be going through those times and I only wish I could reach my hand through this screen and give your shoulder a little sueeze wouldn't that be nice hmm maybe it wouldn't can you imagine if you booted up your computer and all these arms came out wiggling around Doesn't bear thinking about I digress this loneliness that we have suffered was still on the planet Earth it was a recognisable common emotion We could have been rescued at any time These necrophiles though the loneliness of these guys is a cold cold moon of Pluto They are off the scale of ordinary inabilities to communicate to invite affection they are the antimatter of human dalliance They make autists look like uiz show comperes The only date they've been on is where they shoot em in the back of the head and lug em home That's a date Of sorts Now Lester Ballard if he could only of met a nice girl some time in his early life and could of settled down somewhat it may have been the making of him But he never met the right gal And he took the wrong turn in life The way it goes sometimes