Explore Vintage Book Art, Yates and more!

Explore related topics

Eleven Kinds Of Loneliness. Richard Yates. Vintage Classics, 2008 (first published 1962). Yates’s unflinchingly realistic stories explore loneliness, and they don’t neglect failure. “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…

Eleven Kinds Of Loneliness. Richard Yates. Vintage Classics, 2008 (first published 1962). Yates’s unflinchingly realistic stories explore loneliness, and they don’t neglect failure. “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…

William Grove is a nervous teenager trying to fit in at his new boarding school. Jack Draper is a teacher whose wife is cheating on him with one of his colleagues. Edith Stone is the daughter of the English master who falls in love with the most popular boy in school. Their stories twine together in the claustrophobic confines of the small community of Dorset Academy. Then comes Pearl Harbor and suddenly they are faced with larger issues than the day-to-day problems and politics of school…

William Grove is a nervous teenager trying to fit in at his new boarding school. Jack Draper is a teacher whose wife is cheating on him with one of his colleagues. Edith Stone is the daughter of the English master who falls in love with the most popular boy in school. Their stories twine together in the claustrophobic confines of the small community of Dorset Academy. Then comes Pearl Harbor and suddenly they are faced with larger issues than the day-to-day problems and politics of school…

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.

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.

Evan Shepard is a young man with a chequered past when he first meets the Drakes, after his car breaks down outside their house. Behind him, he has a troubled adolescence, a failed marriage and a little daughter, but his meeting with the quiet and beautiful Rachel heralds a new start. However, after their swift marriage, things don't work out quite as planned and the stresses of living with Rachel's family, in their shared house in Cold Spring Harbor, begin to take their toll on the new…

Evan Shepard is a young man with a chequered past when he first meets the Drakes, after his car breaks down outside their house. Behind him, he has a troubled adolescence, a failed marriage and a little daughter, but his meeting with the quiet and beautiful Rachel heralds a new start. However, after their swift marriage, things don't work out quite as planned and the stresses of living with Rachel's family, in their shared house in Cold Spring Harbor, begin to take their toll on the new…

The first Rabbit book from 1960. This is the edition that John Updike collectors want to own. Memorable cover art.

The first Rabbit book from 1960. This is the edition that John Updike collectors want to own. Memorable cover art.

The Aerodrome (Vintage Classics): Rex Warner, Michael Moorcock: 9780099511564: Amazon.com: Books

The Aerodrome (Vintage Classics): Rex Warner, Michael Moorcock: 9780099511564: Amazon.com: Books

Banned on its publication in Russia in 1921, We is the first modern dystopian novel and a satire on state control. The citizens of the One State live in a condition of 'mathematically infallible happiness'. D-503 decides to keep a diary of his days working for the collective good in this clean, blue city state where nature, privacy and individual liberty have been eradicated. But he finds himself caught up in unthinkable and illegal activities - love and rebellion. Introduced by Will Self.

Banned on its publication in Russia in 1921, We is the first modern dystopian novel and a satire on state control. The citizens of the One State live in a condition of 'mathematically infallible happiness'. D-503 decides to keep a diary of his days working for the collective good in this clean, blue city state where nature, privacy and individual liberty have been eradicated. But he finds himself caught up in unthinkable and illegal activities - love and rebellion. Introduced by Will Self.

A village pageant is to take place at Pointz Hall, the country home of the Oliver family for time beyond memory. Written and directed by the energetic Miss La Trobe, the pageant will take in the history of England from the Middle Ages. The past blends with the present and art blends with life in a narrative full of invention, affection and lyricism.  Between the Acts was Virginia Woolf's final novel, and this edition contains the original text that she was working on when she died.

A village pageant is to take place at Pointz Hall, the country home of the Oliver family for time beyond memory. Written and directed by the energetic Miss La Trobe, the pageant will take in the history of England from the Middle Ages. The past blends with the present and art blends with life in a narrative full of invention, affection and lyricism. Between the Acts was Virginia Woolf's final novel, and this edition contains the original text that she was working on when she died.

The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde. Love this book! | Read

The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde. Love this book! | Read

Pinterest
Search