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The Road

road3★★★★☆

The Road
Cormac McCarthy
(Recent Prize Winner)

What caused you to read the novel? What did you like about it?

I started reading this book because my teacher recommended it to us and I thought the story sounded very interesting. I really enjoyed reading the novel because it was different from ‘regular’ novels. There are no chapters, which creates a kind of out of the ordinary pacing.

Describe the novel in a tweet

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The Road is a novel about a father and his son trying to survive in a desolate wasteland, trying to get to the coast

What makes this novel interesting?

The fact that there are no chapters, which makes it a seemless story. Furthermore the setting is well thought out and is used correctly by the writer, using its challenges to drive the story forward.

In what categories would you place this novel?

survival, loneliness, loss, desperation

 

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