By Larry McMurtry
A love tale, an event, and an epic of the frontier, Larry McMurtry's Pulitzer Prize-- profitable vintage, Lonesome Dove, the 3rd publication within the Lonesome Dove tetralogy, is the grandest novel ever written concerning the final defiant barren region of the US. trip to the dusty little Texas city of Lonesome Dove and meet an unforgettable collection of heroes and outlaws, whores and women, Indians and settlers. Richly real, superbly written, continuously dramatic, Lonesome Dove is a e-book to make us snort, weep, dream, and consider.
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It’s not that I love them, Nessir: in that respect I am so lacking in feeling that all desires have abandoned me. In the large seraglio where I have lived, I’ve forestalled love, and let it destroy itself: but out of my very indiﬀerence has come a deep-seated jealousy, which devours me; I see a band of women left almost to themselves: I own Letter 7 9 only base souls to watch over them, and I would scarcely feel secure were my slaves faithful to me. What will happen if they are not? What painful news may not reach me in the distant lands I plan to travel?
For my part, dear Usbek, I am by nature inclined to commend everything you do; but I cannot forgive you for this absence, and whatever reasons for it you may give me,* my heart will never approve them. Farewell, love me always. Ispahan, the 28th of the Moon of Rebiab 1 1711 letter 6 Usbek to his friend Nessir, in Ispahan At a day’s journey beyond Erivan* we crossed out of Persia, and entered lands which owe obedience to the Turks; twelve days after that we reached Erzeron, where we plan to remain for three or four months.
Constantly perplexed about things of this world, you have never gazed ﬁxedly upon those of heaven; you revere the status of the mullah, but do not dare embrace or follow it. Impious men, who never penetrate the secrets of the Eternal; the light of your understanding is like the shadowy darkness of the abyss; the reasoning of your intellect is like the dust your feet raise when the sun is at its highest point in the blazing month of Chahban. Moreover the zenith of your intellect does not reach the nadir of that of the least of our imams.