The Son, by Philipp Meyer, Simon & Schuster, RRP£14.99 / Ecco RRP$27.99, 576 pages Philipp Meyer’s brilliant second novel, The Son, makes for ideal reading while the US Congress roils with conflicting immigration bills. Political tempers run high

How the West was won

The Son, by Philipp Meyer, Simon & Schuster, RRP£14.99 / Ecco RRP$27.99, 576 pages Philipp Meyer’s brilliant second novel, The Son, makes for ideal reading while the US Congress roils with conflicting immigration bills. Political tempers run high

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Top 10 summer holiday reads 2013

From the author of the highly acclaimed American Rust comes his eagerly awaited second novel, an extraordinary multi-generational Texan epic

Top 10 summer holiday reads 2013 - Telegraph

Top 10 summer holiday reads 2013

From the author of the highly acclaimed American Rust comes his eagerly awaited second novel, an extraordinary multi-generational Texan epic

Grimly compelling: Meyer’s epic is meticulously researched

The Son by Philipp Meyer

A mighty Texan tale of cruelty, bloodshed and generations fighting over land for cattle and oil lives up to the hype

The Son, by Philipp Meyer

Texas flows not with milk and honey, but with cattle and oil — and blood. Philipp Meyer’s magnificent, sprawling epic tells the story of the battle for those riches and the price of them.

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The experts:Rebecca Armstrong Features editor of The Independent and i, independent.co.ukJanine Cook eBooks promotions manager for Waterstones bookstores, waterstones.comRachel Feldberg Director of Ilkley Literature Festival, ilkleyliteraturefestival.org.ukJoanna de Guia Owner of east London’s Victoria Park Books, victoriaparkbooks.co.uk

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Perfect, Rachel Joyce, author of The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

One of the US' rising literary stars, Philipp Meyer's newest novel is an epic, myth-busting look at the American Dream. He talks to us about The Son

One of the US' rising literary stars, Philipp Meyer's newest novel is an epic, myth-busting look at the American Dream. He talks to us about The Son

Live the American scream

Live the American scream

The further the US gets from its frontier days, the riper it is for literary analogy. Cormac McCarthy’s astounding 1985 novel Blood Meridian remains the totemic modern Western, a gore-drenched,.

John Burnside on a remarkable novel about empire-building and our potential for moral courage

The Son by Philipp Meyer – review

When it comes to high-calibre non-fiction, risk-averse trade publishing houses are producing too many copycat ‘smart thinking’ books that promise more than they deliver. But praise should be given to the university presses

Review: The Son, By Philipp Meyer | Reviews | Culture | The Independent

Review: The Son, By Philipp Meyer

Review: The Son, By Philipp Meyer | Reviews | Culture | The Independent

Simon welcomes Philipp Meyer to the Radio 2 Book Club, to discuss his novel, The Son.

Radio 2 Book Club with Philipp Meyer, Simon Mayo Drivetime - BBC Radio 2

Catherine Taylor is gripped by the blood-soaked rise and fall of a   Texan oil dynasty

The Son by Philipp Meyer, review

Catherine Taylor is gripped by the blood-soaked rise and fall of a Texan oil dynasty

This week Nick Higham meets author Philipp Meyer whose second novel The Son is an epic tale of one Texan families life through the generations

Meet the Author: Philipp Meyer

This week Nick Higham meets author Philipp Meyer whose second novel The Son is an epic tale of one Texan families life through the generations

Book reviews roundup: The Divine Comedy, The Son and The World Is Ever Changing | Books | The Guardian

Book reviews roundup: The Divine Comedy, The Son and The World Is Ever Changing

What the critics thought of Clive James's translation of The Divine Comedy, The Son by Philipp Meyer and The World Is Ever Changing by Nicolas Roeg

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