By Robert Coover
A anonymous rider plods during the wasteland towards a dusty Western city shimmering at the horizon. In his newest novel, Robert Coover has taken the well-known kind of the Western and became it within out. The lonesome stranger reaches town - or relatively, it reaches him - and he turns into a part of its gunfights, saloon brawls, bawdy homes, educate robberies, and, after all, the alternative among the saloon chanteuse or the sweet-faced schoolmistress whom he loves. all through, Robert Coover reanimates the Western epics of Zane gray and Louis L'Amour, infusing them with the Beckettian echoes, specific comedian strength, and exuberant prose that experience made him some of the most influential figures in modern American literature. it's, because the Washington put up publication international positioned it, "a fast-forward, ribald imaginative and prescient of the yank West, a free-for-all that slides from surreal to ridiculous like a circus-goer's grin via a funhouse replicate . . . a heady frisson, a salon leisure, one helluva ride."
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