In the hopeful 1950s, Frank and April Wheeler appear to be a model couple: bright, beautiful, talented, with two young children and a starter home in the suburbs. Perhaps they married too young and started a family too early. Maybe Frank's job is dull. And April never saw herself as a housewife. Yet they have always lived on the assumption that greatness is only just around the corner. But now that certainty is about to crumble.With heartbreaking compassion and remorseless clarity, Richard Yates shows how Frank and April mortgage their spiritual birthright, betraying not only each other, but their best selves.
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Review: Revolutionary RoadUser Review - Kate - Goodreads
This was a beautiful story about a seemingly normal suburban couple who have a lot more going on than expected. Wow, all I can say is that I was NOT expecting that ending at all. Read full review
Review: Revolutionary RoadUser Review - Phil - Goodreads
F*cked up, just like life. Yates is a great American writer who rarely gets the credit he deserves. Read full review