Revolutionary Road - Richard Yates 1961 - Atlantic-Little, Boston - First Edition ‘The Great Gatsby of my time….one of the best books by a member of my generation.’ – Kurt Vonnegut

‘Yates belongs with Fitzgerald and Hemingway as the three unarguably great American novelists of the 20th century.’ – David Hare

Yates’ beautifully crafted portrait of a failing marriage,
Revolutionary Road, set in 1955, follows the hopes and aspirations of April and Frank Wheeler, a young couple living in suburban Connecticut, who gradually discover that the real world does not match the romantic maps of their dreams. In the end, their frailties and an unkind fate conspire against them, condemning them to disappointment, grief, and tragedy. Adapted into the highly acclaimed 2008 film, directed by Sam Mendes, and starring Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio as April and Frank Wheeler.
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