The Road

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The profoundly moving story of their journey. The Road boldly imagines a future in which no hope remains, but in which two people, `each the other's world entire', are sustained by love. Awesome in the totality of its vision, it is an unflinching meditation on the worst and the best that we are capable of: ultimate destructiveness, desperate tenacity, and the tenderness that keeps two people alive in the face of total devastation. `The first great masterpiece of the globally warmed generation. Here is an American classic ...

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Rance V

Apr 10, 2013

Great Book That Breaks The Mold

This read is considered by many a great work in the genre of "Epic Prose Poetry." I don't like that consideration. I think this is great fiction with commentary over many religious and secular issues. Not to mention the story itself is quite compelling. Read this book.

Luis

Oct 18, 2012

the raoad

i thought this book was interesting and an attention grasper.

Swede

Sep 13, 2012

A brutal compelling read

Not to be read by anyone who is depressed. This will send him over the edge.

It's dark, but compelling reading. The world has been scorched by some unknown force for a long time.No food production, no electricity, no police, ... every man for himself.

A boy and his father make their way to the coast, dodging roving gangs who capture and eat people to survive.

Nothing specifically repelling or horrific (ala Stephen King, say) but a continuing unrelenting darknesss of scenery. Long abandoned towns, farms,

A resourceful father trying to save his son. A compelling read with no fun in it.

gramcracker

May 31, 2012

Read the book

The book was in good condition. The story was very good. It was slightly depressing but that was the nature of the plot. Told with good detail.

therealtester

Feb 24, 2011

good

this is a really good book I really liked it ummmmmmm you should too

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