The Passenger by Cormac McCarthy - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780307268990
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Published: Knopf - October 25th, 2022

Bobby Western, an experienced salvage diver, finds the bodies of nine people in a submerged jet off the Mississippi coast. The remains of a tenth person should have been aboard the plane. The fate of the missing passenger begins to haunt a life already teetering on a narrow ledge of sanity. If there is anything Bobby doesn't need, it is another ghost whispering in his ear. In a startlingly original novel that is, by turns, exasperating and exhilarating, McCarthy leads the reader into the bleak forest of one man's tortured soul, where the light is dimming, the briars draw blood, and the winds of regret never stop blowing. ~ Reviewed by Alden Graves