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Richard Yates, who died in 1992, was the author of seven novels, including Revolutionary Road, and two story collections. The widely celebrated Collected Stories of Richard Yates (now available from Picador) first appeared in May 2001.
This is a very depressing book. I'm fine with reading a book about unhappy people etc. but the characters in Easter parade don't evolve, even though we follow them for about 45... Read morePublished 2 months ago by L.
I don't think this is Yates' best work but it is still pretty damn good. The man was a hell of a writer and it shows here just as in everything else he wrote. Read morePublished 3 months ago by akreader
This classic Richard Yates book was a page-turner that I consumed in two days. I couldn't put it down and enjoyed every word! Read morePublished 3 months ago by Bess
Richard Yates's The Easter Parade echoes similar sensibilities to his first novel, Revolutionary Road. The novel describes 40 years of the lives of Emily, Sarah and Pookie Grimes. Read morePublished 4 months ago by KDRM
I really can't fault the authors writing. It is a rather short book but when you finish it, the ending makes you wonder why you even read it. Read morePublished 12 months ago by S. Hoover
I don't understand why this novel has been hailed as Yates' best novel. The story was depressing (which is not a problem), the tone and portrayal of each character and loser is... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Amazon Customer