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Revolutionary Road
Set in the 1950s in the mundane suburbs of Connecticut this novel is the story of the disintegration of the Wheelers. Frank and April Wheeler like to think they are an untypical middle class family living in the suburbs. Frank has lost his direction and works at Knox Business Machines where he apathetically fights his overflowing in-tray. April is a typical 50s housewife looking after the two kids. April a failed aspiring actress starts the novel in ...