Main Street by Sinclair Lewis

This novel is a satirical critique of small-town life, following the story of a young, ambitious woman who moves from the city to a quiet, conservative town in the Midwest with her new husband. Despite her attempts to bring culture and progress to the town, she is met with resistance and ostracism from the closed-minded locals. The protagonist's struggle against traditional norms and her ultimate disillusionment highlight the stifling conformity and lack of intellectual stimulation in rural America.

The 409th greatest book of all time


Published
1920
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
450-500
Words
142,000
Original Language
English

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