Revolutionary Road

Author(s): Richard Yates

SECONDHAND BOOKS | Literary Fiction

Hailed as a masterpiece from the moment of its first publication, "Revolutionary Road" is the story of Frank and April Wheeler, a bright, beautiful, and talented couple whose empty suburban life is held together by the dream that greatness is only just round the corner. With heartbreaking compassion and clarity, Richard Yates shows how Frank and April mortgage their hopes and ideals, betraying in the end not only each other, but their own best selves. First published 1961.

2009. A near fine copy only marked by a price sticker on the rear wrap.

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Revolutionary Road is an American classic and has been made into a film starring Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio which is due for release in 2009

Shortlisted for Heathrow Travel Product Award: Travel Read, Fiction 2009.

Richard Yates was born in 1926 in New York and lived in California. His prize-winning stories began to appear in 1953 and his first novel, Revolutionary Road, was nominated for the National Book Award in 1961. He is the author of eight other works, including the novels A Good School, The Easter Parade, and Disturbing the Peace, and two collections of short stories, Eleven Kinds of Loneliness and Liars in Love. He died in 1992.

General Fields

  • : 9780099518785
  • : Vintage
  • : Vintage Classics
  • : October 2009
  • : 135mm X 198mm X 23mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 352
  • : 813.54
  • : 109
  • : Paperback
  • : Richard Yates