The following is a personality profile of Cormac Mccarthy based on his work.
Cormac Mccarthy is boisterous, unpretentious and genial.
He is laid-back, he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. He is empathetic as well: he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. But, Cormac Mccarthy is also intermittent: he has a hard time sticking with difficult tasks for a long period of time.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for discovery.
He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. Considers independence to guide a large part of what he does: he likes to set his own goals to decide how to best achieve them.
As in the case of all his books, there is a sense of place and a careful drawing of characters. Cornelius Suttree is one of those rare persons who finds the cruel hand of fate draws him into a web ... Read More
This read is considered by many a great work in the genre of "Epic Prose Poetry." I don't like that consideration. I think this is great fiction with commentary over many religious and secular ... Read More
This was a wonderful read. The times, the country and the attitudes of the times were brought to life like no other book I've read. I was relaxed during some of it, on the edge of my chair some of ... Read More