NATIONAL BESTSELLER • WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE • A searing, post-apocalyptic novel about a father and son's fight to survive, this "tale of survival and the miracle of goodness only adds to McCarthy's stature as a living master. It's gripping, frightening and, ultimately, beautiful" (San Francis
Author Cormac McCarthy
Publisher Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Published Date 2007-03-20
ISBN 0307267458 9780307267450
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amy_santi shared a tip "There Is A Pretty Good Movie Too To This"
kate_lunarskye_212 shared a tip "I just finished this and now I’m gonna go curl up somewhere and sob 🥺"
brianna_billos shared a tip "Very slow moving. Didn’t get anything from this book but a waste of time."
kelly_w_862 shared a tip "There was no plot. Spoiler alert: The entire book takes place on the road."
nichole_hatfield shared a tip "I have and thought it was good. But not as good as the book of course"
jennifer_johnston_7706 shared a tip "A quick read and scary because this could be our world someday."
jennifer_johnston_7706 shared a tip "A very engaging read for readers interested in an apocalypse."
carlie_benefield shared a tip "My least favorite book of all time"
grace_collins_6472 shared a tip "Favorite book by this author. Have read multiple times. Page turner for sure!"
rob_katz shared a tip "Can’t put down but not a happy story"
zach_gallegos shared a tip "An emotional tale of survival for a young boy and his father"
kathleen_jerome shared a tip "No I haven't!"
filippo_mauri shared a tip "It's a different one. Just astonishing."
kimberly_belben shared a tip "Took me a bit to get used to the writing style but glad I kept reading!"
yajaira_mendoza shared a tip "It shows a relationship between father and son during the world is pure ashes. Surviving till it ends."
summer_steffen_land shared a tip "My favorite book of all times besides the Bible. Oh I love this book"
AmandaWatkins shared a tip "The absolute best book of all time. Even when you think all of humanity has been lost, there's still a spark left."
scott_ashcraft shared a tip "Wildly beautiful writing of a dark and depressing world with little hope. I love it."
jayne_tarry shared a tip "Disturbing apocalyptic story that is bleak and hopeful all at the same time."
denise_fadorsen shared a tip "This is the only book I have read by him. I really liked this book. Have you read others by him?"
alainamnt23 shared a tip "From Mr. Phethean (Favorite book)"
corinne_ehrfurth shared a tip "NPR suggested Velvet Was the Night, so I’m enjoying listening to it right now 🤗 What about you?"
monica_marie_2770 shared a tip "Definitely do. It’s fantastic"
peggy_gaggi shared a tip "The only other one I’ve read is All the Pretty Horses, but I preferred The Road."
emily_9626 shared a tip "Messed up my brain for a few weeks. Gripping, plausible, with serious questions about what constitutes the worth of survival."
ryan_clayton430 shared a tip "McCarthy is dog water."
dave_sydnor shared a tip "Yes. His world building is amazing."
crystal_waller shared a tip "It was one that I literally couldn't put down"
sandra_munsters shared a tip "Read it years ago. Still reflecting on it."
garrett_kindelspire shared a tip "The best apocalypse novel ever written. It says everything."
lil-farrah shared a tip "9/10"
david_eastman shared a tip "This was a good book... Slightly Bleak and definitely has that post-apocalyptic feel.... not too long, but still good"
jennifer_stafford shared a tip "Yes it is!"
alee_attoe shared a tip "I haven't, though I just watched the trailer and it looks good. Have you? How does it compare to the book?"
kelley_joy_miller shared a tip "Immediately"
evelyn_morales_9002 shared a tip "Currently reading stared today. I'm half way. I should finish by tonight. I can't put it down"
rachelle_lamano shared a tip "The writing makes you feel the exact situation they're in. I felt like im part of their journey."
scott_salb shared a tip "If you like post apocalyptic its pretty good. I really enjoyed. Read it and let me know what you think."
pablo_rajczyk shared a tip "Genius and dark, bleak and ultimately hopeful"
debbie_tinnirello shared a tip "A tough but fascinating read."
paula_zukoff shared a tip "Sometimes feel like I haven't read anything really good in a while. Currently reading Oona Out Of Order."
raven_mccall_5725 shared a tip "Animal farm George Orwell"
kensen_john shared a tip "I just finished reading Project Hail Mary and really loved it."
mia_sorcinelli shared a tip "So brutal but it is about the deepest love between a father and his son."
swifterson shared a tip "Definitely! It's a very bleak book but I loved it."
bando_calrissian shared a tip "Brutal"
debbie_bates_5998 shared a tip "I thought it started out slow but couldn't put it down from the middle to the end."
michelle_tran_3002 shared a tip "I read this waaay back in Community College English class and I still remember this book. It, personally, made me emotional."
emma_grace_2136 shared a tip "Waste of time, a whole lot of word with like no point"
A_Ghost shared a tip "Thrilling."
mar_6307 shared a tip "A change of things to what I normally read. Leaves you in deep thought especially due to the end."
andrea_gomez_4526 shared a tip "Bleak but unforgettable."
christa_walker shared a tip "The prose is beautiful, haunting, and unexpectedly hopeful."
jferg8_. shared a tip "So depressing"
brooke_horadam shared a tip "I just finished Tara Westover’s memoir, Educated. Couldn’t put it down!"
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