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Book Information: Outer Dark

Outer Dark (1968) [Novel]
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Outer Dark is a novel at once fabular and starkly evocative, set in an unspecified place in Appalachia, sometime around the turn of the century. A woman bears her brother's child, a boy; he leaves the baby in the woods and tells her he dies of natural causes. Discovering her brother's lie, she sets forth alone to find her son. Both brother and sister wander seperately through a a countryside being scourged by three terrifying and elusive strangers, headlong toward an eerie, apocalyptic resolution.

Original title: Outer Dark
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

Edition #1: Outer Dark

Outer Dark (1968)
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Language: English

Blurbs:
  • "McCarthy's re-creation of the local dialect is surpassed by his poetic descriptions of the land and its people... a profound parable that ultimately speaks to any society in any time" Time
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Outer Dark (1968)


ISBN: 0679728732

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