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You have to carry the fire

2 years ago at Mar 2 7:48
8 votes
“People were always getting ready for tomorrow. I didn't believe in that. Tomorrow wasn't getting ready for them. It didn't even know they were there.”

What can I say about "The Road"... was a long, sad, rather monotonous, and generally I've been waiting for the moment when they will end. Some things I liked and others made me bored out.

Pluses - definitely cruel ... read more

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8 years, 11 months ago at Apr 3 21:49
4 votes
The Road follows one man and his son as they travel across post-apocalyptic America in search of warmer climes after humanity has sealed its own fate with an undescribed cataclysmic event. The towns and cities of old have been burned to the ground and all foliage has met a similar end as they are surrounded by a world of grey misery as they make their way along old highways scavaging for tinned fo... read more

"The Road" by Cormac McCarthy

9 years, 1 month ago at Feb 21 20:25
1 vote
Stealing from Publishers Weekly found via Amazon.Com, here is a brief overview of the book:

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Violence, in McCarthy’s post apocalyptic tour de force, has been visited worldwide in the form of a “long shear of light and then a series of low concussions” that leaves cities and forests burned, birds and fish dead, and the earth shrouded in gray clouds of ash. In ... read more
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Manufacturer: Knopf
Release date: 26 September 2006
ISBN-10 : 0307265439 | ISBN-13: 9780307265432
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