Every “like some” in “All The Pretty Horses” by Cormac McCarthy

Andrew R. French
2 min readJul 2, 2022

I’ve noticed that Cormac McCarthy uses the phrase “like some” quite a lot in his darkly poetic novels. Sometimes in the same paragraph. Once you see it, it’s hard to ignore.

Here are all the “like some”s I found in Cormac McCarthy’s “All The Pretty Horses”.

Andrew R. French

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