Lonesome Dove

Larry McMurtry

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Pan

9781447203056
848
Synopsis

It begins in the office of The Hat Creek Cattle Company of the Rio Grande.
It ends as a journey into the heart of every adventurer who ever lived . . .

From the author of The Last Picture Show and Texasville – here is Larry McMurtry's Pulitzer Prize winning masterpiece. A powerful, triumphant portrayal of the American West as it really was.

More than a love story, more than an adventure, Lonesome Dove is an epic: a monumental novel which embraces the spirit of the last defiant wilderness of America.

Legend and fact, heroes and outlaws, whores and ladies, Indians and settlers – Lonesome Dove is the central, enduring American experience dramatically recreated in a magnificent story of heroism and love; of honour, loyalty and betrayal.

In the media
Nothing less than a masterful odyssey

Los Angeles Daily News

Amply imagined and crisply, lovingly written. I haven't enjoyed a book more this year . . . a marvellous novel

Newsweek

If you read only one Western novel in your life, read this one . . . no other has ever approached the accomplishment of Lonesome Dove

USA Today

Moving . . . thrilling . . . perfectly realized . . . unforgettable

New York Times