East of Eden
East of Eden is a work in which Steinbeck created his most mesmerizing characters and explored his most enduring themes: the mystery of identity, the inexplicability of love, and the murderous consequences of love's absence. Adapted for the 1955 film directed by Elia Kazan introducing James Dean and read by thousands as the book that brought Oprahʹs Book Club back, East of Eden has remained vitally present in American culture for over half a century.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser 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
East of EdenUser Review - dwburks - Overstock.com
East of Eden is an insightful exploration of family dynamics and a comparison with Bibilical referents to the universal human condition. As is typical of Steinbecks vision normal people react within ... Read full review