The searing, post-apocalyptic novel that has instantly established itself as a
A father and his son walk alone through burned America, heading through the
ravaged landscape to the coast. This is the profoundly moving story of their
journey. The Road boldly imagines a future in which no hope remains, but in
which two people, ‘each the other’s world entire’, are sustained by love.
Awesome in the totality of its vision, it is an unflinching meditation on the
worst and the best that we are capable of: ultimate destructiveness, desperate
tenacity, and the tenderness that keeps two people alive in the face of total