Finished: July 28, 2007
Reason for Reading: yahoo pulitzer book group read for July
First Published: 2006
Awards: 2007 Pulitzer Prize
When he woke in the woods in the dark and the cold of the night he'd reach out to touch the child sleeping beside him.
Recommend: Take it or leave it. It is not a bad book but I didn't really find it a good book either.
My main problem was I just didn't find it believable. McCarthy doesn't outright say what caused the end of the world and I didn't find his allusions to the cause to be believable. The cannabalism thing, I don't believe either. Maybe a few groups here and there, but practically everyone they meet? Finally, there were just too many times they were on the verge of starving to death and they were saved by a windfall of food and I thought the ending was just too much of a coincidence as well.