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The Outer Dark
The Outer Dark
Author: Cormac McCarthy
Outer Dark is a novel at once fabular and starkly evocative, set is 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 died of natural causes.  Discovering her brother's lie, she sets forth alone to find her son.  Both br...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780330314923
ISBN-10: 0330314920
Publication Date: 4/8/1994
Pages: 256
Edition: New Ed
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

4 stars, based on 2 ratings
Publisher: Picador
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
Members Wishing: 11
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Very good book, but the ending was too dark, even for a Cormac McCarthy novel.