Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates audiobook

Revolutionary Road

By Richard Yates
Read by Mark Bramhall

Random House Audio
11.40 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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Hailed as a masterpiece of realistic fiction and as the most evocative portrayal of the opulent desolation of the American suburbs since it's publication in 1961, Revolutionary Road is the story of Frank and April Wheeler, a bright, beautiful, and talented couple who have lived on the assumption that greatness is only just around the corner. 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. In his introduction to this edition, novelist Richard Ford pays homage to the lasting influence and enduring power of Revolutionary Road.

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Summary

Summary

One of Time Magazine's Best 100 English-Language Novels from 1923–2005

Hailed as a masterpiece of realistic fiction and as the most evocative portrayal of the opulent desolation of the American suburbs since it's publication in 1961, Revolutionary Road is the story of Frank and April Wheeler, a bright, beautiful, and talented couple who have lived on the assumption that greatness is only just around the corner. 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.

In his introduction to this edition, novelist Richard Ford pays homage to the lasting influence and enduring power of Revolutionary Road.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

The Great Gatsby of my time...one of the best books by a member of my generation. Kurt Vonnegut"Beautifully crafted...a remarkable and deeply troubling book.

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Author

Author Bio: Richard Yates

Author Bio: Richard Yates

Richard Yates (1926–1992) was the author of the novels Revolutionary Road, A Special Providence, Disturbing the Peace, The Easter Parade, A Good School, Young Hearts Crying, and Cold Spring Harbor, as well as the short-story collections Eleven Kinds of Loneliness and Liars in Love.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 11.40
Audience: Adult
Language: English