"This is America-a town of a few thousand, in a region of wheat and corn and dairies and little groves." So Sinclair Lewis-recipient of the Nobel Prize and rejecter of the Pulitzer-prefaces his novel Main Street. Lewis is brutal in his depictions of the self-satisfied inhabitants of small-town America, a place which proves to be merely an assemblage of pretty surfaces, strung together and ultimately empty.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ffortsa - LibraryThing
I couldn't tell sometimes if this story of early 20th century small town morals and social pressures was feminist or mocking. Carol, a young woman who has lost her parents, becomes a librarian in St ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - LauGal - LibraryThing
This is a well written story of life in a simpler time,but not simple life! A good,digestable read. A good choice if you never read Lewis before. Read full review