Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry

Lonesome Dove

A love story, an adventure, and an epic of the frontier, Larry McMurtry’s Pulitzer Prize— winning classic, Lonesome Dove, the third book in the Lonesome Dove tetralogy, is the grandest novel ever written about the last defiant wilderness of America.Journey to the dusty little Texas town of Lonesome Dove and meet an unforgettable assortment of heroes and outlaws, whores and...

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Lonesome Dove Reviews

  • Aaron
    I was only willing to read this book because a friend told me I had to. When I was thirty pages into it and complaining to him about being unable to handle any more discussion about horses and beans, he made me a bet: If I got to page 101 (out of 900, mind you) and I still didn't enjoy it, he'd take...
  • Bill  Kerwin
    The account of a cattle drive from Texas to Montana. This is a very long novel which is nevertheless always compelling. It contains memorable characters whose adventures are narrated in a deceptively straightforward style.What impresses me most about this book is that the fates of the characters are...
  • Kemper
    This is one of my favoritest books ever. In fact, put a gun to my head and tell me chose just one, and it’d be better than even money that Lonesome Dove would be what I’d name. It has the bonus of not only being an incredible book but also having an excellent companion piece in the televis...
  • Joe Valdez
    My introduction to the fiction of Larry McMurtry is Lonesome Dove, consistently ranked as one of the best westerns whether the conversation is print or television. Published the year of the Texas Sesquicentennial in 1985 and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction the following year, the magnum opu...
  • Arah-Lynda
    Hands Down my Favourite Book in 2014First of all the physical; the book I see looking up at me from my coffee table. It looks worn, well thumbed, well read, pages and cover alike, beginning to curl up, and soiled by use. Well that and all the casual (I take books with me) acquaintances, to the one,...
  • Manju
    “If you read only one western novel in your life, read Lonesome Dove.” —USA TodayAbove statement seemed a bit too much to me before reading the book but not after reading it.My first time reading a Pulitzer winner and it is truly an epic story in every sense. A book that left me happ...
  • Matthew
    Are you looking for the most Western book ever? If so, Lonesome Dove better be in your search!This was a fantastic epic journey! I am glad I took this one slowly over the course of several months so that I could savor it. You may look at this and say, “Matthew, you took exactly four months to r...
  • Brina
    Larry McMurtry is considered one of America's master story tellers. His novels include Terms of Endearment and The Last Picture Show, as well as the screenplay to Brokeback Mountain, which later became award winning films. A revered author in Texas, he was invited by former First Lady Laura Bush to ...
  • Melissa ♥ Dog/Wolf Lover ♥ Martin
    Update: Finally able to talk about the book. This book touched my heart, made me laugh so many times, made me mad and made me cry. There are a lot of books I would never have read if it wasn't for my Goodreads friends, but the two most memorable and that have made it to my favorites list are: The Co...

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