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cormac mccarthy

existence

  • the passenger
  • stella maris
  • do i believe in an afterlife? I do not believe in this one
  • to never have existed
  • that which drives the tale does not survive the tale
  • counselor
  • the extinction of all reality
  • is a concept no resignation can encompass
  • blood meridian
  • no country
  • i got here the same way as the coin
  • sunset limited

reality

  • suttree
  • not dressing the world in shabbier clothes than it is already wearing
  • sunset limited
  • i do not regard my state of mind as some pessimestic view
  • i regard it as the world itself

the rules

  • counsellor
  • suttree
  • sunset limited
  • stella maris
  • if the rules are not in the stuff
  • no country
  • you have to call it or it wouldn't be fair
  • blood meridian
  • they are all here for the dance
  • those who dance

death

  • stella maris
  • do i believe in an afterlife? I do not believe in this one
  • counsellor
  • the extinction of all reality
  • is a concept no resignation can encompass
  • suttree
  • sunset limited
  • the shadow of the axe hangs over every joy
  • every road ends in death
  • no country
  • i got here same way as the coin now call it
  • you have to call it or it wouldn't be fair
  • you have been puttin it up your whole life you just didn't know it
  • the road
  • i was afraid i was going to die
  • then i was afraid i was not going to die
  • blood meridian