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McCarthy, C.: Road (The) (Abridged)

Author(s):McCarthy, Cormac
Artist(s) Degas, Rupert, Reader
Genre Spoken Word
Category Classic Fiction
Catalogue NA497112
Label Naxos AudioBooks
Quality   48kbps
 
 
 

   




Review By David Perrotta,Just Press Play,May 2010

Degas is an Englishman by birth, but he has no trouble shifting from the Scottish locale of Skulduggery Pleasant to a completely credible American accent for McCarthy’s heart-rending, suspenseful story of a man and a boy struggling to live on in a post-apocalyptic America in which everything has died, save for a few sad and dangerous people.

McCarthy’s book is a meditation on love, loss, the will to live, obligation, ecology, and the essentials of morality and survival. Degas reads it with a great deal of heart, bringing to life the scared boy and his loving but increasingly desperate father. His reading might even make you cry. Not every narrator can do that.

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