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OF MICE AND MEN

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Steinbeck refuses to allow himself to be pigeonholed. This is as completely different from Tortilla Flat and In Dubious Battle as they are from each other. Only in his complete understanding of the proletarian mentality does he sustain a connecting link though this is assuredly not a "proletarian novel". It is oddly absorbing this picture of the strange friendship between the strong man and the ... Read full review

Review: Of Mice and Men

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com

When John Steinbeck accepted his Nobel Prize for Literature in 1962, he described the writer's obligation as "dredging up to the light our dark and dangerous dreams for the purpose of improvement." For some critics, that purpose has obscured Steinbeck's literary value. He has been characterized variously as an advocate of socialiststyle solutions to the depredations of capitalism, a champion of ... Read full review

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Review: Of Mice and Men

User Review  - Susan - Goodreads

I read this for class. It is pretty good but you do not realize how sad the plot is until it hits you like a punch to the lungs toward the end. It is very original and I find Steinbeck to be very ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jw669360 - Goodreads

Of Mice and Men's origins as a play taunt an unrealized greatness, the characters tread familiar literary ground, and author John Steinbeck's descriptions stubbornly refuse to transcend settings ... Read full review

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User Review  - Anca Rotar - Goodreads

I'm crying my eyes out and having a little Charlton-Heston-in-Planet-of-the-Apes-style "Damn you all to hell!" moment. Read full review

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User Review  - Souravi Sarkar - Goodreads

One of Steinbeck's most loved novels.The way he paints pictures with vivid descriptions of each and every place and character is just amazing.The tale of two boys who have no one but each other to ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tom Ball - Goodreads

I read this as part of a high school english course and hated it. Reading it a year late in my own time has given me the chance to realise what made it a classic in the first place. Knowing how it ended did not make it any less brutal. Read full review

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User Review  - Chris O'Riley - Goodreads

What an incredible story. I was immediately hooked by the chemistry between the two vastly different characters. There's Lennie, the big oaf who has trouble remembering anything. And then there's his ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sam Pearson - Goodreads

By reading this book I have lOst precious time fRom my life and therefore I proNounce this book as borinG Read full review

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User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

I never read Of Mice and Men in high school like most people did because my class ran out of time. Since I'll be going to college in the fall, I figured I should read some of the books that are ... Read full review

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All reviews - 1745
5 stars - 568
4 stars - 615
3 stars - 317
2 stars - 77
1 star - 43
Unrated - 125

All reviews - 1745

All reviews - 1745
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