View Full Version : recommended good reads

01-25-2018, 01:45 PM
I'll start with a novel i just finished, the first of a trilogy called The Border this one called 'All the Pretty Horses' by Cormack Mccarthy (sp?)....the author of The Road. That was a weirdly dystopian and unsettling novel that for once made a great film. This is a subtle exploration of all our fears and and feelings about the passing from adolescence to adulthood set in a strange , to a european , Texico setting in the forties.
Ive just bought the next two of the trilogy( pubd c 1993) off Amazon for one penny. plus postage . ......?? how does that work !!??

Anyway tell us your recent favourites........

David G
01-25-2018, 01:58 PM
You might want to join in the conversation on this existing thread -- http://forum.woodenboat.com/showthread.php?175400-What-Are-You-Reading&highlight=what+are+you+reading

ron ll
01-25-2018, 01:58 PM
Altho your thread is a little different, I assume you have seen David's thread? Lots of good recommendations there as well.


David just beat me to the post. :)

01-25-2018, 02:11 PM
Hadn't seen it, thanks I'll go over there now, but as I had never encountered it there's probably a few more like me, so keep it coming here if you wish ...