After loving McCarthy's Bar, I approached The Road to McCarthy with some trepidation. Could he do it again? McCarthy had shared so many personal, deeply felt moments in the first book that, I had to wonder what he had left to tell us.
Quite a lot, as it turns out. The Road to McCarthy may lack the emotional content of McCarthy's Bar, but it most respects it's MORE -- funnier, rowdier (a word that may not have previously been applied to Pete McCarthy, but I stand by it), and, of course, longer, since this time he literally takes us around the world -- well, half-way 'round, at any rate.
Highly recommended, especially if you're a Bill Bryson fan. Here's a chance to broaden your… Read more