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Suttree (Picador Books) By Cormac McCarthy

Suttree (Picador Books)
by Cormac McCarthy

`McCarthy's novels have a stark, mythic quality that is very much their own' Washington Post

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Suttree Summary


This compelling novel has as its protagonist Cornelius Suttree, living alone and in exile in a disintegrating houseboat on the wrong side of the Tennessee River close by Knoxville. He stays at the edge of an outcast community inhabited by eccentrics, criminals and the poverty-stricken. Rising above the physical and human squalor around him, his detachment and wry humour enable him to survive dereliction and destitution with dignity. `Suttree contains a humour that is Faulknerian in its gentle wryness, and a freakish imaginative flair reminiscent of Flannery O'Connor' Times Literary Supplement `Suttree marks McCarthy's closest approach to autobiography and is probably the funniest and most unbearably sad of his books' Stanley Booth

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Additional information

GOR001572750
Suttree (Picador Books)
Cormac McCarthy
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pan Macmillan
1989-03-10
480
0330306421
9780330306423
N/A
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