Book Reviews of Hondo

Author: Louis L'Amour
ISBN-13: 9780553247572
ISBN-10: 0553247573
Publication Date: 7/1/1985
Pages: 192
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.

4.1 stars, based on 8 ratings
Publisher: Bantam
Book Type: Paperback
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The first novel written by L'Amour. A wonderful story by one of the best in writing the western genre.
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Two Men, One Woman. A Land That Demanded Courage or Death.
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Another good book by Louis.
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Louis L'Amour's first novel, a 1953 novelization of the 1952 movie screenplay, based upon his earlier (1949) short story "A Gift of Cochise". A basic love story, set in the Chiracahua Mountains of SE Arizona, about 1875. This is a 30th anniversary edition, including a map of the setting, an intro by the author, and about 14 pages of preview of his next novel-to-be-published, "The Lonesome Gods". This edition has the same cover but an different ISBN. Published in 1983. Strong characterizations, strong conflict.