A startling encounter on a New York subway platform leads two strangers to a run-down tenement where a life or death decision must be made.In that small apartment, “Black” and “White,” as the two men are known, begin a conversation that leads each back through his own history, mining the origins of two fundamentally opposing world views. White is a professor whose seemingly enviable existence of relative ease has left him nonetheless in despair. ...
By Cormac McCarthy
Paperback: 160 pages
Publisher: Vintage (October 24, 2006)
Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.4 x 8 inches
Amazon Rank: 248985
Format: PDF ePub TXT book
Seems as if McCarthy can tackle any topic and turn it into art. He's one of our great writers and The Sunset Limited is a play that kept my attention. Not one wasted word but exactly all the right words to really say so much of the human condition.