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Stella Maris

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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 TimesA 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 StatesmanPraise 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

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Picador
0330457446 / 9780330457446
Hardback
813.54
06/12/2022
United Kingdom
English
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189 pages : illustration (black and white)
24 cm
Originally published: New York: Alfred A. Knopf.