I just got finished reading this book and need someone to discuss it with. Have any of you read it? What did you think?
*Okay so I just wanted to add a few more thoughts on this book seeing as how I seem to be discouraging people from reading it. Besides renewing my anxiety of post apocalyptic behaviors & some images I wish I could get out of my head, this was a well written, captivating story. After the first few pages I got mad because of the above & threw it down then I had to pick it back up and finish it. I was nervous, and scared through most of it but parts of it bring relief & joy and I was also moved to tears more than once. It makes me feel sorry for this Mr. McCarthy, the way he's written how the world could be, makes me think he doesn't have a lot of faith in the human race. That he must see 98.5% of us as being easily swayed or bullied or one disaster away from becoming savages. I realize too that he does see some small portion of the population as being good or "carrying the fire" I just think it's sad because I'd like to believe that if anything were to happen that more of us would stand up and band together for the good of all. Thank heaven I belong to a church that shows that this "fire" is carried by a lot more than this author knows. And in the end I'm glad I read it, it's made me realize I have more faith in the people around me and that in turn lessens my anxiety.