One of Steinbeck’s touchstone novels, East of Eden is a grand family saga which explores themes almost biblical in their intensity. Through multiple generations of two families, Steinbeck crafts a brooding masterpiece of familial rivalry and passionate, self-destructive love.
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 640
Weight: 436 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 27 mm
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“A really good book”
I read of mice and men in school and it was okay, but the East of Eden I enjoyed much more! John Steinbeck's way of writing is truly beautiful and he can evoke a scene so well that it makes me jealous. The story... More
“Excellent characterisation and brilliant discourse on good vs evil”
I thought this was an outstanding book which I couldn't put down! So full of characterisation and Steinbeck moves effortlessly through the several generations of the two principal families. The main theme of good... More
“East of Eden -By John Steinbeck.”
For me this book is addictive and compelling, I have never read a book with such an extraordinary story.... More
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