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Eleven Kinds of Loneliness - Richard Yates
Eleven Kinds of Loneliness
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First published in 1962, a year after "Revolutionary Road", this sublime collection of stories seems even more powerful today. Out of the lives of Manhattan office workers, a cab driver seeking immortality, frustrated would-be novelists, suburban men and their yearning, neglected women, Richard... show more
First published in 1962, a year after "Revolutionary Road", this sublime collection of stories seems even more powerful today. Out of the lives of Manhattan office workers, a cab driver seeking immortality, frustrated would-be novelists, suburban men and their yearning, neglected women, Richard Yates creates a haunting mosaic of the 1950s, the era when the American dream was finally coming true - and just beginning to ring a little hollow.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780099518570 (0099518570)
Publisher: Vintage Classics
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
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3.5 Eleven Kinds of Loneliness
My plan is to read all of Richard Yates´ work in chronological order, so next up after Revolutionary Road has been his first short story collection. And as always with short story collections, it has been a mixed bag for me. The main theme of this collection is loneliness in 1950s America in all i...
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