By the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, Cormac McCarthy's The Road is the story of a father and son walking alone through burned America, heading through the ravaged landscape to the coast.
The film directed by John Hillcoat, features an all-star cast including Viggo Mortensen, Charlize Theron, Guy Pearce and Robert Duvall, and introduces major talent, Kodi Smit McPhee, with a soundtrack by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis.
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The first great masterpiece of the globally warmed generation. Here is an American classic which, at a stroke, makes McCarthy a contender for the Nobel Prize for Literature . . . An absolutely wonderful book that people will be reading for generations. -- Andrew O'Hagan A work of such terrible beauty that you will struggle to look away. -- Tom Gatti * The Times * So good that it will devour you, in parts. It is incandescent. -- Niall Griffiths * Daily Telegraph * You will read on, absolutely convinced, thrilled, mesmerised. All the modern novel can do is done here. -- Alan Warner * Guardian *
About Cormac McCarthy
Cormac McCarthy is the author of many highly acclaimed novels, including Blood Meridian, All The Pretty Horses and No Country For Old Men. Among his honours are the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award. He won the Pulitzer Prize for The Road.
The Road film tie-in by Cormac McCarthy
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