Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

With the recent publication of Yates's complete stories (p. 273), there's a concerted effort to restore all the work of this writer's writer (who died in 1992) to print. This melancholy tale of two sisters begins, like so many Yates narratives, with high hopes for its characters—expectations that are usually dashed by experience. When it first appeared in 1976, Kirkus noted that "nobody sings ... Read full review

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User Review  - AlisonY - LibraryThing

This is my second Yates book, and I'm delighted to say I loved it every bit as much as Revolutionary Road, if not more. I don't know what it is about Yates, but I just love, love, LOVE his writing. I ... Read full review

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User Review  - otterley - LibraryThing

It's a wonderful book; heart breaking and gripping. Yates writes brilliantly about the sadness and suffocation in some women's lives - and the excitement of the banal Read full review

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