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Review: East of Eden

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Judith Handschuh

When he began EAST OF EDEN, John Steinbeck intended to write about his family, and how they settled in California. Along the way, the story grew and changed, until it became an allegory about good and evil and a symbolic recreation of the biblical story of Cain and Abel. Spanning the years between the Civil War and the end of World War I, the novel traces the story of two generations of brothers ... Read full review

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