Books by John Steinbeck (5)


1.

East of Eden by John Steinbeck EN

Rating: 4.5     22 Votes
Description:
The biblical account of Cain and Abel is echoed in the history of two generations of the Trask family in California.

2.

La perla by John Steinbeck ES

Rating: 3     1 Vote
Description:
Una pareja joven y pobre, que vive en una aldea junto al mar, necesita dinero para la salvar la vida de la mujer. Dinero que no pueden obtener a tiempo. Su esperanza está en encontrar una perla que les permita la salvación, aún cuando el posible hallazgo les abra la puerta de un mundo en el que pondrán a prueba su inocencia. Una historia con un buen ritmo dramático y una intención moralizadora.

3.

La răsărit de Eden by John Steinbeck RO

Rating: 4     1 Vote
Description:
"La rasarit de Eden" este un roman inegalabil despre dragoste şi ură, inocenţă şi depravare, lupta omului pentru supravieţuire şi impulsul lui de autodistrugere şi, mai cu seamă, despre liberul-arbitru. Inspirându-se din "Geneză", Steinbeck reia în cheie modernă mitul lui Cain şi Abel şi îl transpune în Valea Salinas din California.

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The Pearl by John Steinbeck EN

Rating: 4     1 Vote
Description:
“There it lay, the great pearl, perfect as the moon.” One of Steinbeck’s most taught works, The Pearl is the story of the Mexican diver Kino, whose discovery of a magnificent pearl from the Gulf beds means the promise of a better life for his impoverished family. His dream blinds him to the greed and suspicions the pearl arouses in him and his neighbors, and even his loving wife Juana cannot temper his obsession or stem the events leading to tragedy. This classic novella from Nobel Prize-winner John Steinbeck examines the fallacy of the American dream, and illustrates the fall from innocence e... continue

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Travels with Charley : In Search of America by John Steinbeck EN

Rating: 5     2 Votes
Description:
In 1960, when he was almost 60 years old, John Steinbeck set out to rediscover the United States, feeling he might have lost touch with its sights sounds and the essence of its people. This book decribes his travels in a pick-up truck across nearly 40 states with his dog Charlie, a French poodle.