Opinion

The 'darkness' of Easter has rarely seemed more fitting

By Simon Smart
April 13 2022 - 7:25pm
A woman pushes her bicycle in front of a destroyed apartment building in Borodianka, Ukraine, on Saturday. Picture: Getty Images

Cormac McCarthy's haunting novel, The Road, tells the story of a man and his young son journeying through a post-apocalyptic America brought to waste by a catastrophic event 10 years earlier. Signs of life are scarce. Towns are empty and houses and buildings are abandoned to looters and vandals.

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