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SWEET THURSDAY

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Perhaps Cannery Row was not top Steinbeck, but I loved it, and the characters live today as vividly as when I first met them in his pages, ten years ago. So it is sheer joy to meet them again at least a goodly number of them- flotsam and jetsam of humanity, perhaps, but lovable and mad and loyal and cockeyed. And then there's Doc, the war behind him and nothing in front, for the laboratory, over ... Read full review

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Review: Sweet Thursday

User Review  - Vionna - Goodreads

A sequel to Cannery Row when Doc, a marine biologist, returns from WWII to find the canning industry in tatters along with his business of providing marine specimens to university. Most of the great ... Read full review

Review: Sweet Thursday

User Review  - Ashley - Goodreads

very cute book! i love john steinbeck, he is one of my favorites! i hope doc & suzy lived happily ever after and she got her gold star :] "i'm sure we should all be as happy as kings" Read full review

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User Review  - Tyson Call - Goodreads

I almost feel as if I am not qualified to review this book, because barely any of it sunk in. Not until the last 100 pages did I feel interested in the story like I did while reading its prequel ... Read full review

Review: Sweet Thursday

User Review  - Kate - Goodreads

This book is the sequel to Cannery Row, which I didn't realize until I began reading it. I kind of wish I'd re-read (or read? I can't remember.) Cannery Row beforehand, but that didn't stop me from ... Read full review

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User Review  - ingrid - Goodreads

An atypical Steinbeck book. He is best known for his "labor trilogy", including The Grapes of Wrath, Of Mice and Men, and a third. This is a lighter, satirical novel, a follow-up to Cannery Row, with ... Read full review

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User Review  - James Howard - Goodreads

It's a long time since I read this book and don't really have all that much to say about it other than I enjoyed it at the time, but I'm unsure if I would enjoy it the same again being quite a bit ... Read full review

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User Review  - Katie - Goodreads

Fairly middle of the road and not nearly as complex as his best work. While there are some interesting characters, the one plot line feels too sparse to carry the entire book, making it feel more like ... Read full review

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User Review  - William - Goodreads

Liked it, but Steinbeck's better when he's not trying to be funny. Read full review

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User Review  - ReginaDM - Goodreads

Was okay--too obvious most of the time. Love Mack and the boys no matter what. Read full review

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