The Counsellor is the story of a lawyer whose desire to get rich, in order to impress his fiancée, leads him to become involved in a risky drug-smuggling venture. His contacts in the high-stakes cocaine trade are the mysterious Reiner and the seductive Malkina.
As the action crosses the Mexican border, things become darker, more violent, and more sexually disturbing than he could ever have imagined.
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"It's hard to think of a contemporary writer more worth reading." (Independent)
It is a screenplay. Who wants to read screenplays? Fans of Mr. McCarthy perhaps. The usual stuff: heard-it-all-before dialogues, boring technical details, endless roads at the Mexican border. And helplessly repetitive descriptions of our malevolent world. All in all a cheap, spiritless Tarantino-afterthought with too much Spanish talk. Don't waste your time and credits on it. If you want McCarthy, purchase The Road and nothing else.
This is not Cormac McCarthy prose. It is a screenplay. It's boring and the reading is boring.
Write it in prose.
Screenplays are not meant to be read, and this one is no exception. It's not literature. It's a poor description of a film.
Audible is misleading you by not telling you it's a screenplay. DO NOT PURCHASE THIS ITEM.
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