“Hailed as a masterpiece of realistic fiction and as the most evocative portrayal of the opulent desolation of the American suburbs.” —from the publisher
Revolutionary Road is the story of Frank and April Wheeler a young, talented, beautiful couple who appear to be on the cusp of greatness until they bring about their own downfall with deep-rooted discontent and their betrayal of each other.
For more titles on the moral trappings of marriage and “success” in the suburbs, check these out:
Summerlong by Dean Bakopoulos
The Slap by Christos Tsiolkas