Books by John Steinbeck (7)


East of Eden by John Steinbeck EN

Rating: 5 (4 votes)
The biblical account of Cain and Abel is echoed in the history of two generations of the Trask family in California.


La perla by John Steinbeck ES

Rating: 3 (1 vote)
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.


La răsărit de Eden by John Steinbeck RO

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
"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.


Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck EN

Rating: 4 (4 votes)
A controversial tale of friendship and tragedy during the Great Depression, in a deluxe centennial edition Over seventy-five years since its first publication, Steinbeck’s tale of commitment, loneliness, hope, and loss remains one of America’s most widely read and taught novels. An unlikely pair, George and Lennie, two migrant workers in California during the Great Depression, grasp for their American Dream. They hustle work when they can, living a hand-to-mouth existence. For George and Lennie have a plan: to own an acre of land and a shack they can call their own. When they land jobs on a ra... continue


The Pearl by John Steinbeck EN

Rating: 4 (3 votes)
“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


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

Rating: 5 (2 votes)
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.