Revolutionary Road (Paperback)Richard Yates (author)
- 5+ in stock
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 245 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 22 mm
The literary discovery of the year... It's as brilliantly nuanced as Updike's Rabbit sequence, and as sad as anything by Fitzgerald -- Nick Hornby * Guardian Books of the Year *
I hand out copies of Revolutionary Road to anyone who will take them...one of the most moving and exact portraits of suburbia in all of American literature -- David Hare * Observer *
The Great Gatsby of my time... One of the best books by a member of my generation -- Kurt Vonnegut
The best novel ever written about the death of the American dream -- Kate Atkinson * Daily Telegraph *
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