The Passenger - PRE-ORDER
Pre-order your copy of The Passenger by Cormac McCarthy for the special price of £16.00 (RRP £20.00 - hardback)
The first of two new titles published this year by the bestselling author of Blood Meridian and The Road.
Publication date: 25 October 2022
**Offer available until midnight on 25 October 2022**
NOTE: Pre-Orders will only be posted/available to collect following the publication date above.
1980, PASS CHRISTIAN, MISSISSIPPI: It is three in the morning when Bobby Western zips the jacket of his wetsuit and plunges from the boat deck into darkness. His divelight illuminates the sunken jet, nine bodies still buckled in their seats, hair floating, eyes devoid of speculation. Missing from the crash site are the pilot's flightbag, the plane's black box, and the tenth passenger.
But how? A collateral witness to machinations that can only bring him harm, Western is shadowed in body and spirit - by men with badges; by the ghost of his father, inventor of the bomb that melted glass and flesh in Hiroshima; and by his sister, the love and ruin of his soul.
Traversing the American South, from the garrulous bar rooms of New Orleans to an abandoned oil rig off the Florida coast, The Passenger is a breathtaking novel of morality and science, the legacy of sin, and the madness that is human consciousness.