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Review: Sweet Thursday

User Review  - BR Sanders - Goodreads

John Steinbeck's SWEET THURSDAY revisits the people and places of CANNERY ROW. Set after World War II, some of the cast of the Row has changed—Lee Chong has moved on, and his store is taken up by a ... Read full review

Review: Sweet Thursday

User Review  - Chris - Goodreads

It has been my firm belief for quite some time that John Steinbeck is the greatest writer of the 20th century. I love his books and this one did not disappoint. Sweet Thursday is the sequel to the ... Read full review

Review: Sweet Thursday

User Review  - Norma Christensen - Goodreads

It took me a while to get into this book, and I found myself wondering, why revisit Cannery Row? But, Steinbeck draws you in and I finally succumbed. I think he is a masterful writer and I will relate ... Read full review

Review: Sweet Thursday

User Review  - Cynthia Harrison - Goodreads

I have a new favorite book and it was written the year before I was born. I chat about a lot of popular fiction, but this literary gem has got to be mentioned just because I love it so. It's a sequel ... Read full review

Review: Sweet Thursday

User Review  - Bill Ward - Goodreads

It's probably been more than 30 years since I read Cannery Row so I had forgotten all the characters that feature in this sequel. While I admire the writing skill and descriptions I was frankly bored ... Read full review

Review: Sweet Thursday

User Review  - Corina Anna - Goodreads

"Sweet Thursday" was my first encounter with Steinbeck. The clear expression, the economic use of language made the reading really light. What I noticed about Steinbeck, after going through several of ... Read full review

Review: Sweet Thursday

User Review  - Lacey - Goodreads

I didn't like this book at first, but loved it by the end. My favorite quote: "there is nothing I can do. They say of an amputee that he remembers his leg. Well, I remember this girl. I am not whole ... Read full review

Review: Sweet Thursday

User Review  - Donna - Goodreads

The word 'humorous' isn't the first word that comes to mind when I think to describe a book written by John Steinbeck. But it certainly describes his book Sweet Thursday, a story not quite as ... Read full review

Review: Sweet Thursday

User Review  - Declan - Goodreads

Having all ready read Cannery Row I was very much looking forward to this novel. In this return to Cannery Row very little seems to have changed apart from the Arrival of the devious Patron, Joseph ... Read full review

Review: Sweet Thursday

User Review  - Camille - Goodreads

This book has gotten so many mixed reviews on Good Reads, I was almost afraid to read it; afraid that it would tarnish Cannery Row. But nothing could be further from the truth. I enjoyed going back to ... Read full review

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