Eleven Kinds of Loneliness (Vintage Classics)

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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 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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"The most perceptive author of the twentieth century" ( The Times)

"Yates is a realist par excellence, the natural heir to Hemingway's pared-to-the-bones style and the antecedent of Carver's flat minimalism. There is something else though: a kind of transparency, almost a translucency, that owes more to Fitzgerald, his great literary hero... Read and weep" (Kate Atkinson Guardian)

"Yates created what is almost the New York equivalent of Dubliners" ( New York Times)

"Eloquent and powerful... Wryly funny even when he's quietly tearing your heart out" ( Harper's)

"Extravagantly gifted... Yates' eye and ear are unsurpassed; I know of no writer whose senses are in more admirable condition. It is they that make his characters live, make these stories move and beat - they, and the sure perfection of his writing" ( Esquire)

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A mesmerising collection of stories from the superb Richard Yates

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