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Travels with Steinbeck

“For it is not true that an uneventful time in the past is remembered as fast. On the contrary, it takes the time-stones of events to give a memory past dimension.” 1,086 more words

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O Henry's Full House

Issued on dvd in the Silver Screen Collection this compilation of short story adaptations, features and shorts was Fox’s answer to Gainsborough’s portfolio films of Somerset Maugham stories. 922 more words

#35: East of Eden by John Steinbeck (Katarina)

By now, it’s been made very clear that I love the works of John Steinbeck. East of Eden (1952) is no exception. The book tells the tale of two families, the Hamiltons and the Trasks, who both come to live in the Salinas Valley, California. 258 more words


The New Grapes of Wrath

This is from today’s feed of The Daily Beast. It’s amazing how life is mirrored in literature and it’s even more amazing that these same attitudes have persisted since this country began. 557 more words


Books from School - No.52 Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck

The first book that I had to read as part of my school curriculum. I studied Of Mice and Men for my GCSE English Literature exam and rather surprisingly I really enjoyed it; not that I mentioned that to my school friends at the time because you know “euch reading sucked!!”. 399 more words


American Classics TBR

I’ve been really interested in American classics lately, I can’t seem to get enough! After having recently read and enjoyed To Kill a Mockingbird, The Catcher in the Rye and Of Mice and Men, I have decided I want to delve deeper into American classics and find some more gems, as I have barely scratched the surface! 564 more words


#33: The Pearl by John Steinbeck (Katarina)

My love for John Steinbeck deepens further after reading The Pearl (1947). Based on a Mexican folk tale, we meet a young couple who live in hut with their infant son. 290 more words