Ugh. So many things I disliked about this book. I’ll start by saying that though this wasn’t a book I would have chosen for myself, I was looking forward to reading it for that reason (good to try new things!) and also because I do like the post-apocalyptic concept. This book was this month’s selection for my book club. The book is basically about a man and his little boy traveling on a road in a post-apocalyptic world, trying not to starve to death or get killed and eaten by roving marauders. Here are some of my many quibbles:
- In a book that is 240 pages long, it should not take me to literally page 200 before I actually care about the characters. Seriously. There are only 2 main characters and I really didn’t care about them at all.