Boston Readers - Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy

An epic novel of the violence and depravity that attended America's westward expansion, Blood Meridian brilliantly subverts the conventions of the Western novel and the mythology of the "wild west." Based on historical events that took place on the Texas-Mexico border in the 1850s, it traces the fortunes of the Kid, a fourteen-year-old Tennesseean who stumbles into the nightmarish world where Indians are being murdered and the market for their scalps is thriving.

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  • Elizabeth S.

    What was decided on for the next book?

    July 2

  • Cheryl

    Hello! Just in case anyone is interested, Veronica Roth (Divergent series) will be at Barnes and Noble in Framingham on 7/8.

    July 2

    • Sarah

      We should go as a Book Club field trip!

      July 2

  • Arjun V.

    Won't be able to make it today; going to have to stay pretty late at work. Sorry!

    July 1

  • Elizabeth S.

    Sorry, I clients in town. I also just couldn't get into this book! See you next month.

    June 30

  • Uzuri W.

    Sorry I was called into work. Couldn't get very far into the book. :-(

    June 29

  • Sarah

    Sorry, I won't be able to make it! Have to sell Red Sox merchandise to people who already have Red Sox merchandise :)

    June 25

  • A former member
    A former member

    This book is...insane

    June 12

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