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The Road

The Road

by Cormac McCarthy
Paperback
Publication Date: 12/03/2019
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With an introduction by novelist John Banville.

In a burned-out America, a father and his young son walk under a darkened sky, heading slowly for the coast. They have no idea what, if anything, awaits them there. The landscape is destroyed, nothing moves save the ash on the wind and cruel, lawless men stalk the roadside, lying in wait. Attempting to survive in this brave new world, the young boy and his protector have nothing but a pistol to defend themselves. They must keep walking.

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, The Road is an incandescent novel, the story of a remarkable and profoundly moving journey. In this unflinching study of the best and worst of humankind, Cormac McCarthy boldly divines a future without hope, but one in which, miraculously, this young family finds tenderness.

An exemplar of post-apocalyptic writing, The Road is a true modern classic, a masterful, moving and increasingly prescient novel.

ISBN:
9781509870639
9781509870639
Category:
Contemporary fiction
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
12-03-2019
Publisher:
Pan Macmillan
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
320
Dimensions (mm):
198x129x24mm
Weight:
0.3kg
Cormac McCarthy

Cormac McCarthy is the author of many acclaimed novels, including Blood Meridian, The Road and No Country For Old Men.

Among his honours are the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize.

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