Reviews

EAST OF EDEN

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Tremendous in scope- tremendous in depth of penetration- and as different a Steinbeck as the Steinbeck of Burning Bright was from the Steinbeck of Grates of th. Here is no saga of the underprivileged — no drama of social significance. Tenderness, which some felt was inherent in everything Steinbeck wrote, is muted almost to the vanishing point in this story of conflict within character, impact of ... Read full review

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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LibraryThing Review

User Review  - michellemuriel - LibraryThing

My absolute favorite book of all time. When I first read this book, the masterful development of his characters astounded me. Their voices, mannerisms, and all of the wonderful, imaged details that ... Read full review

This is a beautiful paperback

User Review  - waterwagen - Overstock.com

A great book and this binding is really excellent. The deckleedged pages are very nice and the overall package makes for a pleasing book. Read full review

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