A concluding addition to The Passenger, the hallucinogenic masterpiece from the legendary author of The Road and Blood Meridian, Cormac McCarthy.
God. Truth. Existence. From the legendary author Cormac McCarthy, Stella Maris is a masterful coda to The Passenger.
‘It’s an uncanny, unsettling dream, tuned into the static of the universe’ – New York Times
A mathematician, twenty years-old, is admitted to the hospital. She has forty thousand dollars in a plastic bag, and one request. She does not want to talk about her brother.
Stella Maris is book two in a duology, preceded by The Passenger.
Praise for The Passenger:
‘What a glorious sunset song . . . It’s rich and it’s strange, mercurial and melancholic’ – Guardian
‘The Passenger shows that McCarthy belongs in the company of Melville and Dostoevsky, writers the world will never cease to need’ – New Statesman
Praise for Cormac McCarthy:
‘McCarthy worked close to some religious impulse, his books were terrifying and absolute’ – Anne Enright, author of The Green Road and The Wren, The Wren
‘His prose takes on an almost biblical quality, hallucinatory in its effect and evangelical in its power’ – Stephen King, author of The Shining and the Dark Tower series
‘[I]n presenting the darker human impulses in his rich prose, [McCarthy] showed readers the necessity of facing up to existence’ – Annie Proulx, author of Brokeback Mountain
|Dimensions||23.4 × 15.3 × 1.6 cm|
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