Summary

Part epic of Texas, part classic coming-of-age story, part unflinching portrait of the bloody price of power, The Son is an utterly transporting novel that maps the legacy of violence in the American West through the lives of the McCulloughs, an ambitious family as resilient and dangerous as the land they claim.
Love, honour, children are sacrificed in the name of ambition, as the family becomes one of the richest powers in Texas, a dynasty of unsurpassed wealth and privilege. Yet, like all empires, the McCulloughs must eventually face the consequences of their choices.
©2013 Philipp Meyer (P)2013 Simon & Schuster
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5 out of 5 stars
By Objective, unbiased on 18-09-16

Masterful

Fabulous, did not in any way detract from the mental pictures formed when reading for the first time. An extraordinary book. Read/hear it.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Ian John Attwell on 27-04-16

fantastic book

just listen, really well read and written. some of it is like poetry. For once the characters are different people so adds quality to the reading.

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