The Road by Cormac McCarthy

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Recommended by Philippa (@P_Hardy)

Form and genre: dystopian novel

Length: 287 pages

Summary: An unflinching tale of tenderness between a father and a son in the face of devastation. They embark on a journey to reach the coast and hopefully, safety.

Age recommendation and challenging content: I’d recommend for Y8 and above.

Notable reasons for recommending this book: Beautifully written and useful when looking at structure. Immersive narrative style.