The Road

About a month ago I picked up The Road by Cormac McCarthy.  I had come across a book review of it while writing a paper on another post-apocalyptic novel, Riddley Walker, a little over a year ago and noticed that the movie was coming out, the second adaptation of a McCarthy book in a very short period of time, the previous being No Country for Old Men.  This movie ad, featuring Viggo Mortensen, brought this altogether and I figured that it was high time I explored what ol’ Cormac had to offer.  It has been an awful long time since I experienced a darker novel that presented a bleaker interpretation of the nature of mankind.

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