Počet strán: 292 Väzba: mäkká, brožovaná EAN: 9780330531481 Jazyk: anglický ISBN: 978-0330-53148-1 Dátum vydania: 1. januára 2010 Číslo vydania: 1 Vydavateľstvo:Picador Rozmery: 1,5 cm x 11 cm x 17,6 cm
Cities of the Plainhttp://www.pantarhei.sk/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/250x361/040ec09b1e35df139433887a97daa66f/c/i/cities-of-the-plain.gifISBN:978-0330-53148-1
Cities of the Plain, the final volume of Cormac McCarthy's Border Trilogy, binds together the separate tales of John Grady Cole from All the Pretty Horses and Billy Parham from The Crossing to create a more realistic Billy and a more mythic John Grady. Within the confines of a relatively spare 293 pages, the classic "all-american cowboy" John Grady devotes himself to saving every hurt or wounded creature that crosses his path, a noble and impossible task that leads ultimately to his own destruction. The tragedy of his failed rescue of the epilectic prostitute Magdalena makes a martyr of the near-faultless John Grady, yet McCarthy stubbornly refuses to let the novel backslide into blubbery melodrama. Told in both McCarthy's signature lyrical style and his dead-on ranchero dialogue, Cities of the Plain ends the trilogy at the height of McCarthy's storytelling skill.