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Review: Revolutionary Road

User Review  - Mike - Goodreads

The flipside of the suburban, white-picket-fence, two-car, two-kid "American Dream". And the flipside is bleak, folks. Poignant portrayal of a young couple doing what they're "supposed" to do, even ... Read full review

Review: Revolutionary Road / The Easter Parade / Eleven Kinds of Loneliness

User Review  - Maya - Goodreads

I really thought I would hate this book because I was ambivalent about the subject but I ended getting totally caught up in the writing and ended up loving it. I think Richard Yates really captures human emotion and writes about it beautifully. Read full review

Review: Revolutionary Road / The Easter Parade / Eleven Kinds of Loneliness

User Review  - Ally Hunter - Goodreads

i'll admit i saw the movie and then picked up the book. i was so intrigued by the story that i thought i would love the reading. but, what is up with the misogyny? does he have to mention april's hips ... Read full review

Review: Revolutionary Road / The Easter Parade / Eleven Kinds of Loneliness

User Review  - Kaya - Goodreads

I only read Rev Road. Not the other two- the library wanted it back. Pfft. HOLY CRAP! Read this NOW. If you like getting punched in the guts. Then puking and crying. Then having a baby and trying to ... Read full review

Review: Revolutionary Road / The Easter Parade / Eleven Kinds of Loneliness

User Review  - Leslie - Goodreads

I've finished Revolutionary Road, which I enjoyed, but will wait a while before I start the other two. Revolutionary Road was really good and in a setting I like. Read full review

Review: Revolutionary Road / The Easter Parade / Eleven Kinds of Loneliness

User Review  - Amber - Goodreads

I held on till page 50 and realized I have plenty of other books to read. This book is boring with a capitol B. Read full review

Review: Revolutionary Road

User Review  - brian - Goodreads

well, i read the book ages ago and it left such an impression that when i signed up for bookface i stamped the sucker with a fiver. the gothsissy promises if i re-read it i'll knock off a few stars ... Read full review

Review: Revolutionary Road

User Review  - Kerry - Goodreads

Yates explores the curious dissatisfaction of the American middle class - always looking for something more but not in the right places. Complete with crazy person who is not afraid to speak the truth. Read full review

Review: Revolutionary Road / The Easter Parade / Eleven Kinds of Loneliness

User Review  - Dianne - Goodreads

The writers and producers of Mad Men must have read this when creating the character of Betty. Yates has a particularly dim view of marriage, of men, and of women. Only the prepubescent children are left unscathed. Read full review

Review: Revolutionary Road

User Review  - Jo-Ann Zhou - Goodreads

It is really sad and depressing story about middle class life of regular American families (typical middle class family = bread earner husband + full time housewife + suburban house + N kids). The ... Read full review


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