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On a cold spring day in 1880 fifteen American cowboys sail into Vladivostock with a herd of 500 cattle for delivery to a famine stricken town deep in Sib. Frankly I was surprised at how much I enjoyed this read This was my first foray into the western genre and while it encompassed many of the traits one would expect from the genre such as cowboys and the herd it was truly unusual and a bit over the top I would recommend this book to any person man or woman who wants a really fantastic story with compelling well thought out characters I couldn t help but feel a bit sad when it all came to an end Also worth noting are the fantastic illustrations by Brad Holland in this edition

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The Cowboy and the Cossack

Eria Assigned to accompany them is a band of Cossacks Russia’s elite horsemen and warriors From the first day distrust between the two groups disrupts. The opening chapters of The Cowboy and the Cossack promise a look into the effects of cross cultural immersion A small group of cowboys from the United States finds themselves in eastern Russia moving a herd cattle to a village in Siberia while being escorted by a group of Russian cossacks While in transit the many differences between the two cultures makes the story interesting and the occasional points in common make the story universal The story then enters its middle half with a transition towards what I would consider to be a traditional western novel While the cross cultural theme is still present the focus shifts towards manly man games and mano y mano standoffs between men who all think of themselv

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The cattle drive But as they overcome hardships and trials along the trail a deep understanding and mutual respect develops between the men in both group. Being unfamiliar with Western novels my knowledge of the code of the cowboy the credo has come from cinema If there was one steadfast pillar of the credo which I learned from John Ford s My Darling Clementine and The Searchers from Sergio Leone s Once Upon a Time in the West and Don Siegel s The Shootist it was the iron commitment of the cowboy s wordThe word of the cowboy was not too different from that of the soldier the samurai or the alpha animal of a pack and it was a commitment sealed in blood to be fulfilled by either completion or by death The cowboy never turned their back on their word and always always placed the objective ahead of their personal wantWe get a complete study of credo from Claire H


10 thoughts on “The Cowboy and the Cossack

  1. says:

    This is a cracker of a story It ticked all of the boxes that I look for when choosing a western themed story It's got just about everything great dialogue wonderful characters humour mateship and some wonderful action scene

  2. says:

    Frankly I was surprised at how much I enjoyed this read This was my first foray into the western genre and while it encompassed many of the traits one would expect from the genre such as cowboys and the herd it was truly unusual and

  3. says:

    A very uniue Western with uniue setting and premise cattle driving across 1880s Russia that should be turned into a film were the genre ever to come back The clash of cultures and personalities is handled with large bucketfuls of humour and the action and adventures are really hysterical but at the same time th

  4. says:

    The opening chapters of The Cowboy and the Cossack promise a look into the effects of cross cultural immersion A small group of cowbo

  5. says:

    In 1880 fifteen Montana Cowboys are commissioned to take five hundred Texas longhorns across a thousand miles of Siberia They are escorted by the same number of Russian Cossacks When these rough Americans meet Ru

  6. says:

    What a wonderful book I heard about it from FictionL an online group and was encouraged to read it It's as much than just a western as The Sparrow is than just science fiction First of all the setting Russia in the 1880s with cossacks Tartars humongous wolves tigers and the Siberian weather Then the characters These are what made the book for me They were cowboys and cossacks but they were so fully developed

  7. says:

    Being unfamiliar with Western novels my knowledge of the code of the cowboy the credo has come from cinema If there was one steadfast pillar of the credo which I learned from John Ford's My Darling Clementine and The Searchers from Sergio Leone's Once Upon a Time in the West and Don Siegel's The Shootist it was the iron commitment of the co

  8. says:

    Weirdly enough it wasn't until I finished this novel that I discovered it was originally published in 1976 and was rediscovered by thi

  9. says:

    The premise sounded really fun no matter how improbable The execution however leaves much to be desired Too many details about things that make no difference to the story lots of repetition and characters that just don't ring true The narration was fine but the cowboy and Russian accents got old fast Didn't finis

  10. says:

    This story has enough cliches to be a true Western all the Cowboys have their bona fide Cowboy namesieSlim Chacko etc but the setting is what makes this story uniue It takes place in Russia A very nice read Recommended

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