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The Road by Cormac McCarthy
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Shane BLEAK! BLEAK! BLEAK!

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Shane A quick read this one, you should get thru it in a couple of hours (LOL). I quite enjoyed it, but it is bleak. What I would've liked to have known was what had happened to the world that caused such devastation. I realise that's not what the book was about tho. Worth a look.

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Jo I have been meaning to read this for over a year i think. I was told not to read it in winter because it's so bleak. Maybe i will get to it soon!


message 4: by Mark (new) - rated it 1 star

Mark I'm struggling my way through it but it's a bit pointlessly grim. Nobody has names, nothing happens, the writing style is very sparse and doesn't really offer much 'in between the lines' insight


message 5: by Jo (new) - added it

Jo Hmm, that doesn't sound so good. I must admit, I keep putting it off because it isn't appealing so much to me the more I hear about it.


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