The Road is a 2006 novel by American writer Cormac McCarthy. It is a post-
apocalyptic tale of a journey of a father and his young son over a period of
A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in
order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.
Cormac McCarthy's tenth novel, The Road, is his most harrowing yet deeply
personal work. Some unnamed catastrophe has scourged the world to a burnt-
What separates The Road
from his other works is McCarthys ability to capture moments of lyrical and emotional beauty in a father and sons haunted relationship even as a silent cloud of death covers the world in darkness.
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Book Summary. The novel begins with the man and boy in the woods, the boy
asleep, as the two of them are making their journey along the road. The story is
Jan 15, 2010 ... The world is in ruins after some apocalyptic event. A father and his son are
walking towards the coast in an attempt to head south to escape the ...
The film based on Jack Kerouac's generation-defining novel. Starring Sam Riley,
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Critics Consensus: The Road's commitment to Cormac McCarthy's dark vision
may prove too unyielding for some, but the film benefits from hauntingly powerful