Blood Meridian, or The Evening Redness in the West (1985)

"Blood Meridian, or The Evening Redness in the West" is a novel by Cormac McCarthy, published in 1985. It is a western set in the 1850s and tells the story of a young man named the Kid, who becomes involved with a group of scalp hunters as they travel through the Southwest. The novel is known for its brutal and violent portrayal of the Old West and its exploration of themes of violence, evil, and the nature of human consciousness. It has received widespread critical acclaim for its portrayal of the Kid's moral journey and its depiction of the harsh realities of life on the frontier.
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