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EAST OF EDEN: A Book Review

If you’ve read this book, then it’s probably your favourite book.

East of Eden is Steinbeck’s masterpiece, and I would say it’s one of the most beautiful books the English language has to offer. 378 more words

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Film #616: East of Eden (1955)

Elia Kazan is another director who has a long history with Oscar with the majority of his movies earning at least one nomination including a total of twenty-one nods in the acting categories. 989 more words

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East of Eden

“The Salinas was only a part-time river. The summer sun drove it underground. It was not a fine river at all, but it was the only one we had and so we boasted about it – how dangerous it was in a wet winter and how dry it was in a dry summer. 442 more words


Book Review: East of Eden

“And now that you don’t have to be perfect, you can be good.” – John Steinbeck, East of Eden

When I first thought about the task of reviewing books for my blog, I knew that I absolutely needed to include…

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How-to Find Your Purpose - Part 4 : Steinbeck and the Story of Life

If you read this, you’d know that East of Eden is one of my favourite books of all time.  Even with that, it’s amazing how quickly I forget some of the best passages in there.   1,045 more words


A Year of Reading Part 3: On The Books Never Finished

Looking back over a year of 40 books has given me ample opportunity for self-reflection. It’s drawn my attention to the two conspicuous omissions which I purposefully left off my list: the book I put down and the book I have yet to finish reading. 1,329 more words


How-to Read – Part 3 : My Top Five Books And Their Impact

To close off this little series, I’d like to present my five favourite books.  A lot of times, when we want to sit down and read a good book, we ask ourselves,  2,438 more words

Journey And Growth