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Review: Revolutionary Road, the Easter Parade, Eleven Kinds of Loneliness

User Review  - Diane Robinson - Goodreads

I loved this book. The writer has a profound knowledge of human nature in the hidden desires , dark thoughts, and delusions of the book's characters. Poignant stories that you will want to re-read. Read full review

Review: Revolutionary Road

User Review  - Karen Sams - Goodreads

Provocative and beautifully written, this book will grip you from the beginning. But its bleak plot and pathetic characters will leave you depressed and wishing it hadn't. Read full review

Review: Revolutionary Road

User Review  - Dona - Goodreads

In a book discussion about this book, two people pointed how the creators of Madmen possibly or maybe even fairly blatantly ripped off ideas from Yates' book, especially when it comes to Frank ... Read full review

Review: Revolutionary Road

User Review  - Shelby Eubanks - Goodreads

Although this novel did not personally appeal to me and I would never opt to read it again, Yates is an amazing author. Revolutionary Road is well-written and full of witty moments. Yates depicts 50s ... Read full review

Review: Revolutionary Road

User Review  - Bryan - Goodreads

April and Frank Wheeler appear to be doing well as they approach their 30's; they have two kids, Frank has a 'good' job, and they live in a nice house in the suburbs. But like so many couples, the ... Read full review

Review: Revolutionary Road

User Review  - Rayroy - Goodreads

Had Frank and April lived in today's world they would be NPR supporters, drive a Pruis and use the terms McMansion, and juxtaposition a lot when they talked and this book that I hated and loved so ... Read full review

Review: Revolutionary Road, the Easter Parade, Eleven Kinds of Loneliness

User Review  - Kelly Paprocki - Goodreads

6 stars to The Easter Parade. Devastating. Read full review

Review: Revolutionary Road

User Review  - Anuradha Kabra - Goodreads

Great. The movie did justice to the book.. I had really liked the movie and reading the book gave a deeper insight into the underlying war of emotions and the changing relationships if one does not keep oneself alert and does not make an everyday effort to renew them. Read full review

Review: Revolutionary Road

User Review  - David - Goodreads

Another accidental find and very enjoyable. The uncanny parallel between Frank's life and mine completely enthralled me to the end. F = Frank / M = Me 1. Employer / Office - F : Knox Business Machines ... Read full review

Review: Revolutionary Road, the Easter Parade, Eleven Kinds of Loneliness

User Review  - Vivienne Strauss - Goodreads

Richard Yates is quickly becoming a favorite author of mine, he captures the tragedy of being a human being like no one else I've ever read, equal to Cheever and Updike, possibly better. Read full review


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