Louis L'Amour | Criticism

This literature criticism consists of approximately 1 page of analysis & critique of Louis L'Amour.
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In Comstock Lode L'Amour tells, obviously, the story of people caught up in the great silver rush that played such an important part in this nation's history. If some of the writing is flat, and some of the characters incomplete or contradictory, well much the same can be said of life itself.

It is, in fact, pointless to discuss either the merits or weaknesses of L'Amour's writings, both of which abound, since it will have little or no effect on either the author or his public, which covers all ages, sexes, and intellectual areas. Suffice to say that the books do exactly what their creator intends. They present a historically accurate picture in an entertaining and informative manner of people facing a great challenge. Thus, while he may never be the subject of learned discourse in a creative writing class, it is not inconceivable that future generations may...

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