Redhead by the Side of the Road

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Anne Tyler: Redhead by the Side of the Road (2021, Penguin Random House)

English language

Published Jan. 21, 2021 by Penguin Random House.

ISBN:
978-1-5291-1245-0
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2 stars

Plot in a nutshell: hyper-structured man who is emotionally clueless loses his girlfriend because he's obtuse, examines past and recognizes recurring pattern borne from not allowing second chances. I listened to this as an audiobook so maybe part of my beef with it was the way it was read... it just felt conversational, not very sophisticated. It relied on a lot of dialogue and I didn't really feel I connected with any of the characters.

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Subjects

  • Man-woman relationships, fiction
  • Fathers and sons, fiction
  • Fiction, family life