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Revolutionary road

Author: Richard Yates
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2007, ©1961.
Series: Vintage classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Hailed as a masterpiece from its first publication, Revolutionary Road is the story of Frank and April Wheeler, a bright young couple whose empty suburban life is held together by the dream that greatness is only just round the corner. With heartbreaking compassion and clarity, Richard Yates shows how Frank and April mortgage their hopes and ideals, betraying in the end not only each other, but their own best selves.

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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Classical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Yates
ISBN: 9780099518785 0099518783 9780099518624 0099518627
OCLC Number: 729544812
Notes: Originally published in the United States in 1961 by Little, Brown.
Awards: Short-listed for Heathrow Travel Product Award: Travel Read, Fiction 2009
Description: 338 pages ; 20 cm
Series Title: Vintage classics.
Responsibility: Richard Yates.


Hailed as a masterpiece from the moment of its first publication, Revolutionary Road is the story of Frank and April Wheeler, a bright, young couple who are bored by the banalities of suburban life  Read more...


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"One of the greatest American novelists of the twentieth century" * Sunday Telegraph * "Here is more than fine writing; here is what, added to fine writing, makes a book come immediately, intensely Read more...

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