Eleven Kinds of Loneliness
Methuen, 2006 - 220 sidor
This collection of short stories sees Yates cast his compassionate eye over 11 unrelenting but flawless portraits of human frailty and resilience. He creates a haunting mosaic of the 1950s, an era when the American dream was finally coming true but also starting to ring a little hollow.
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LibraryThing ReviewAnvändarrecension - bibleblaster - LibraryThing
Sadly, I am running out of books to read by Richard Yates. I enjoyed this collection, full of deftly drawn characters, keen perception of the everyday, and a dark view of life in general. Läs hela recensionen
LibraryThing ReviewAnvändarrecension - stillatim - LibraryThing
Does Yates have a novel about TB? All his other themes are here: war, school, depressed women, really depressed men, struggles for authenticity, attempted infidelity and so on. It's all great except ... Läs hela recensionen