Droga: Cormac Mccarthy: : Books. Droga (Polish) Paperback – Jan by Cormac Mccarthy (Author). Be the first to review this item. In a novel set in an indefinite, futuristic, post-apocalyptic world, a father and his young son make their way through the ruins of a devastated American landscape . Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more.

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Retrieved May 2, The best reads from to “. This distresses the boy causing the father to return and leave the man’s clothes and shoes on the road, but the man is nowhere to be found.

The father has taught the boy to use the gun on himself if necessary, to avoid falling into the hands of cannibals. He tells the boy he can talk to him in prayer after he is gone, and that he must continue without him.

The review aggregator Metacritic reported the book had an average score of 90 out ofbased on thirty-one reviews. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen. In an interview with John Jurgensen of The Wall Street JournalMcCarthy described conversations he and his brother had about different scenarios for an apocalypse.

To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes. For other uses, see The Road disambiguation. The boy becomes ill, and after spending some time on the beach recovering, their cart is stolen and they desperately look for it and those who took it.


As they near starvation, the pair discovers a concealed bunker filled with food, clothes, and other supplies. The father uses one of the rounds to kill a marauder who discovers them, disturbing the boy.

He is finally approached by a man carrying a shotgun, who has a wife and two children, a boy and a girl. View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links Realizing they cannot survive the winter, the man takes the boy south along empty roads towards the sea, carrying their meager possessions in their knapsacks and a supermarket cart.

Eventually they find a single man with the cart, the father threatens him and forces him to strip naked.

The land is covered with ash and devoid of life. Views Read Edit View history. Subjects Fathers and sons — Fiction.

Language Polish View all editions Prev Next edition 44 of These online bookshops told us they have this drova Retrieved 21 October The man swims to it and recovers supplies, including a flare gun cor,ac, which he demonstrates to the boy. The pair reaches the sea, where they discover a boat drifting ashore. Winfrey, McCarthy strange cotmac. Post-apocalyptic fiction Tragedy [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7].

This single location in Australian Capital Territory: A televised interview on The Oprah Winfrey Show was conducted on June 5, and it was McCarthy’s first, though he had been interviewed for the print media before.

In an interview with Oprah WinfreyMcCarthy said that the inspiration for the book came during a visit to El Paso, Texaswith his young son.

They soon run out of supplies again and begin to starve before finding a house containing more food to carry in their cart, but the man’s condition is worsening. The Road has received numerous positive reviews and honors since its publication. They stay there for several days, regaining their strength, and then move on, taking lots of supplies from the bunker with them in a new cart.


Archived from the original on January 19, The Wall Street Journal. Webarchive template wayback links Use mdy dates from June The father and son evade a traveling group of marauders.

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A father and his young son journey across post-apocalyptic America some years after an extinction event. We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search. Retrieved March 27, This single location in All: It is a post-apocalyptic novel detailing the journey of a father and his young son over a period of several months, across a landscape blasted by an unspecified cataclysm that has destroyed most of civilization and, in the intervening years, almost all life on Earth.

He convinces the boy he is one of the “good guys”, and after helping the boy wrap his father in blankets in the woods, takes him under his protection. The pair have a revolverbut only two rounds.

In other projects Wikiquote. In a town inland, the father is shot in the leg with an arrow by a husband and wife. A film adaptation of the novel, directed by John Hillcoat and written by Joe Penhallopened in theatres on November 25,