The novel is based on the personal experiences of the author and his friends who travelled across America.
“On the Road” is often regarded as a defining work of the postwar Beat... More > Generation. The protagonists of the novel live life against a backdrop of jazz, poetry, and use of drug. They happen to be like wandering hippies.
“On the Road” made it to the Modern Library list of the 100 best English language novels of the 20th century, in the year 1998.
A Quick Guide to "On the Road"
Chapter One: Introduction
Chapter Two: Plot Summary
Chapter Three: Characters
Chapter Four: Summary of the Novel
Chapter Five: Thematic Analysis< Less