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For questions about the novel "Outer Dark", a novel by American writer Cormac McCarthy. Questions regarding this work should also be tagged with [cormac-mccarthy].

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Why is Cormac McCarthy's prose so often described as “sparse”

It is not uncommon to hear the work of American author Cormac McCarthy described as "sparse", "terse", "spartan" or some other similar descriptor. Some examples: An extensive body of criticism ...