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Read online Revolutionary Road.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Revolutionary Road In the hopeful s Frank and April Wheeler appear to be a model couple bright beautiful talented with two young children and a starter home in the suburbs Perhaps they married too young and started a family too early Maybe Frank s job is dull And April never saw herself as a housewife Yet they have always lived on the assumption that greatness is only just around the corner But now that certainty is about to crumble With heartbreaking compassion and remorseless clarity Richard Yates shows how Frank and April mortgage their spiritual birthright betraying not only each other but their best selves by Richard Yates

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Revolutionary Road
Title:Revolutionary Road
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ISBN:0413757102
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Number of Pages:355
Category:Fiction, Classics, Historical fiction
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In the hopeful s Frank and April Wheeler appear to be a model couple bright beautiful talented with two young children and a starter home in the suburbs Perhaps they married too young and started a family too early Maybe Frank s job is dull And April never saw herself as a housewife Yet they have always lived on the assumption that greatness is only just around the corner But now that certainty is about to crumble With heartbreaking compassion and remorseless clarity Richard Yates shows how Frank and April mortgage their spiritual birthright betraying not only each other but their best selves, The stories in Liars in Love are concerned with troubled relations and the elusive nature of truth Whether it be in the depiction of the complications of divorced families grown up daughters estranged sisters office friendships or fleeting love affairs the pieces in this collection showcase Richard Yates s extraordinary gift for observation and his understanding of human frailty, Richard Yates s unflinchingly realistic stories explore loneliness but they don t neglect failure cruelty and heartbreak Most of the stories feature men who have been disappointed somehow by their inability to fulfill the promise of their youth br br Contents br br Doctor Jack o lantern br The Best of Everything br Jody Rolled The Bones br No Pain Whatsoever br A Glutton for Punishment br A Wrestler with Sharks br Fun with a Stranger br The B A R Man br A Really Good Jazz Piano br Out with the Old br Builders, Another masterpiece from the author of Revolutionary Road Michael Davenport a minor poet is an intensely ambitious young man just old enough to have served in the US Air Force at the end of World War Two Every failure he suffers in his efforts to become established as a professional writer weighs against the uneasy knowledge that his wife Lucy has an untapped private fortune amounting to millions of dollars Lucy for her part always elegant but often shy is never quite certain what is expected of her And as a couple the Davenports are repeatedly dismayed at meeting other people whose lives appear brighter and better than their own In this magnificent novel at once bitterly sad and achingly funny Richard Yates again shows himself to be the supreme tenderly ironic chronicler of the American Dream and its casualties br br Yates is good at bad couples sad sour marriages young hopes corroded by suburban life These are bitterly perceptive books depressing but difficult to put down Grace Ingoldby New Statesman br br Yates intends to spare his readers nothing He is a truthful and ruthless writer Robert Nye Guardian br br A natural story teller Nina Bawden Daily Telegraph