It begins in the office of The Hat Creek Cattle Company of the Rio Grande. It ends as a journey into the heart of every adventurer who ever lived . . . From the author of The Last Picture Show and Texasville – here is Larry McMurtry’s Pulitzer Prize winning masterpiece. A powerful triumphant portrayal of the American West as it really was. More than a love story more than an adventure Lonesome Dove is an epic: a monumental novel which embraces the spirit of the last defiant wilderness of America. Legend and fact heroes and outlaws whores and ladies Indians and settlers – Lonesome Dove is the central enduring American experience dramatically recreated in a magnificent story of heroism and love; of honour loyalty and betrayal.