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“Revolutionary Road” by Richard Yates (1961) – book review

This is one of my best-loved books of recent years, up there with “Stoner” and “Crossing to Safety“. It’s a masterpiece. I defy you not to follow April and Frank’s travails through suburbia and their attempts to survive in a … Continue reading

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“Crossing to Safety” by Wallace Stegner (1987) – book review

To gratefully quote an Amazon reviewer : “Probably not a book to read when you’re young – if I’d read this in my 20s, even my 30s, I don’t think I’d have got it – but for the middle-aged and … Continue reading

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