The Road by Cormac McCarthy (Book Analysis)

Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide

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This engaging summary presents an analysis of The Road by Cormac McCarthy, the story of a father and son travelling south to escape the harsh winter in a postapocalyptic world. On the way, they must contend with food shortages, hordes of vicious cannibals and the existential problem of what there is left to live for in a world devoid of humanity. Described by The Times as “a work of such terrible beauty that you will struggle to look away”, the novel won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and has been adapted into a major motion picture. Known for his original and effective writing style, Cormac McCarthy is the multi-award-winning author of several acclaimed novels, including No Country for Old Men and Blood Meridian.

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  • Primento Digital; November 2016
  • ISBN: 9782806279699
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  • Title: The Road by Cormac McCarthy (Book Analysis)
  • Series: BrightSummaries.com
  • Author: Bright Summaries
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