Richard Yates

Revolutionary Road, The Easter Parade, Eleven Kinds of Loneliness

Revolutionary Road, The Easter Parade, Eleven Kinds of Loneliness

Richard Yates

Whether addressing the smothered desire of suburban housewives, the white-collar despair of Manhattan office workers or the heartbreak of a single mother with artistic pretensions, Yates ruthlessly examines the hopes and...

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Disturbing the Peace

Disturbing the Peace

Richard Yates

John Wilder is in his mid-thirties, a successful salesman with a place in the country, an adoring wife and a ten-year-old son.But something is wrong. Then one night, something inside John snaps and he calls his wife to tell her...

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Young Hearts Crying

Young Hearts Crying

Richard Yates

All she knows is that everyone else seems, somehow, happier. In this magnificent novel, at once bitterly sad and achingly funny, Richard Yates again shows himself to be the supreme chronicler of the American Dream and its...

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Tao Lin

In a change of direction, cult favourite Tao Lin presents a dark and brooding tale of illicit love that is his most sophisticated yet. Richard Yates is named after the real-life writer Richard Yates, author of the 1961 debut, 'The...

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Revolutionary Road

Richard Yates

Hailed as a masterpiece from its first publication, Revolutionary Road is the story of Frank and April Wheeler, a bright young couple who are bored by the banalities of suburban life and long to be extraordinary.

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The Easter Parade

The Easter Parade

Richard Yates

Emily looks up to her wiser and more stable older sister and is jealous of her relationship with their absent father, and later her seemingly golden marriage. Although the bond between them endures, gradually the distance between...

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Eleven Kinds of Loneliness

Eleven Kinds of Loneliness

Richard Yates

Out of the lives of Manhattan office workers, a cab driver seeking immortality, frustrated would-be novelists, suburban men and their yearning, neglected women, Richard Yates creates a haunting mosaic of the 1950s, the era when...

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Cold Spring Harbor

Cold Spring Harbor

Richard Yates

Evan Shepard is a young man with a chequered past when he first meets the Drakes, after his car breaks down outside their house. However, after their swift marriage, things don't work out quite as planned and the stresses of...

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Revolutionary Road, The Easter Parade, Eleven Kinds of Loneliness

Revolutionary Road, The Easter Parade, Eleven Kinds of Loneliness

Richard Yates, Richard Price

This volume collects three classic works--including Revolutionary Road, soon to be a major motion picture--that exemplify the remarkable gifts of this great American master.

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A Good School

A Good School

Richard Yates

William Grove is a nervous teenager trying to fit in at his new boarding school. Edith Stone is the daughter of the English master who falls in love with the most popular boy in school. And them comes Pearl Harbor and suddenly...

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The Collected Stories of Richard Yates

The Collected Stories of Richard Yates

Richard Yates

Whether addressing the smothered desire of suburban housewives, the white-collar despair of Manhattan office workers or the heartbreak of a single mother with artistic pretensions, Yates ruthlessly examines the hopes and...

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Liars in Love

Liars in Love

Richard Yates

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...

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A Special Providence

A Special Providence

Richard Yates

Bobby is eighteen and lost on the battlefields of Europe, stumbling his way through World War II. Richard Yates's novel is both tender and ironic as he follows Bobby's adventures and disasters and reflects on the intense but...

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