The Road

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Pan Macmillan, 2009 - Literary Criticism - 307 pages
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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize Picador is producing a beautiful new hardback edition of a book that is viewed by many as the most extraordinarily written book of the last ten years, and whose author is consistently touted to win the Nobel Prize. Publication will follow the release of what will be a hugely acclaimed film starring Viggo Mortensen (Lord of the Rings) and Academy Award winner Charlize Theron. A father and his son walk alone through burned America, heading through the ravaged landscape to the coast. This is the profoundly moving story of their journey.

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User Review  - camharlow - LibraryThing

This is a welcome return to readers, for Bernie Gunther, after a 15 year absence. The first two novels featuring him were set in Nazi Germany, the third in postwar Berlin. In this one, most of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - velopunk - LibraryThing

This is an amazing series of books. Bernie Guenther has been set up to take a fall for a German war criminal. He has been excellently framed, and even his little finger has been removed to make him ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Cormac McCarthy is the author of many highly acclaimed novels, including Blood Meridian, All The Pretty Horses and No Country For Old Men. Among his honours are the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award. He won the Pulitzer Prize for The Road.

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