The Road

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Pan Macmillan, 2010 - Dystopias - 306 pages
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The Road is the astonishing post-apocalyptic novel by Cormac McCarthy, and winner of the Pulitzer Prize.A father and his young son walk alone through burned America, heading slowly for the coast. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind. They have nothing but a pistol to defend themselves against the men who stalk the road, the clothes they are wearing, a cart of scavenged food - and each other.

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User Review  - Torlock - Borders

This is an interesting story. Not your typical novel and that is always a good thing. The story was a bit depressing at points, and having a child myself, was at times hard to read. I didn't think the ... Read full review

A Beautiful Disaster

User Review  - Anonymous - Borders

"I'll talk to you everyday, he whispered. And I won't forget" The Road is beautifully written about a boy and his father, traveling to nowhere, trying to stay alive. It takes place in the cold ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

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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