Synopses & Reviews
A paperback reissue of this neglected classic from the author of "Revolutionary Road". "Richard Yates' best novel, which makes it wonderful." Joan Didion. Reissues of "Revolutionary Road" and Richards' stories have attracted much acclaim, and we should see the same reception here.
The children of divorced parents, sisters Sarah and Emily Grimes are observed over 40 years, and grow into two very different women. Sarah is stable and stalwart, settling into an unhappy marriage. Emily is precocious and independent, struggling with one unsatisfactory love affair after another.