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Richard Yates was acclaimed as one of the most powerful, compassionate and accomplished writers of America's post-war generation. Whether addressing the smothered desire of suburban housewives, the white-collar despair of Manhattan office workers or the heartbreak of a single mother with artistic pretensions, Yates ruthlessly examines the hopes and disappointments of ordinary people with empathy and humour.

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"Yates was the most perceptive American writer of the twentieth century" ( The Times)

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"His short stories...are absolutely wonderful" (Joseph O'Connor)

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