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Ian

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  • Suttree

    • UNABRIDGED (20 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Cormac McCarthy
    • Narrated By Richard Poe
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    No discussion of great modern authors is complete without mention of Cormac McCarthy, whose rare and blazing talent makes his every work a true literary event. A grand addition to the American literary canon, Suttree introduces readers to Cornelius Suttree, a man who abandons his affluent family to live among a dissolute array of vagabonds along the Tennessee river.

    Melinda says: "Glorious Flotsam & Jetsam on the River Styx"
    "Blown away by it's simple complexity"
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    Would you listen to Suttree again? Why?

    Yes. Because the combination of Richard Poe and Cormac McCarthy is a perfect combination. I've already listened to Blood Meridian several times and I'm sure this book will require several listens. The simplest observations of the surroundings in this book are poetic and strangely familiar.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Harrogate. A character I will never forget and who reminds me to never underestimate anyone.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    Too many to list


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    "This movie will suck, because it's impossible to recreate the feel of the book"


    Any additional comments?

    Just get it already...

    5 of 6 people found this review helpful

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