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17 01 2008

It’s been a while since I’ve posted, but here is a great book I read late last year. Coal Black Horse is the story of a boy on a journey to find his father during the Civil War. The writing is fantastic and is reminiscent of Cormac McCarthy’s recent work The Road. The author, Robert Olmstead has written some great stuff during his career, but this is definitely the best thing he’s done.




2 responses

17 01 2008
Cliff Burns

Hey, Dylan (fine Irish moniker, that), have you read Robert Mrazek’s STONEWALL’S GOLD? It’s a terrific YA novel on the Civil War that doesn’t pull any punches. Its author is an ex-U.S. Congressman–but don’t hold that against him, the man can write…

17 01 2008

No I haven’t but I’ll check it out.

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