East of Eden

4.34 avg rating
( 330,165 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780140049978: East of Eden

Classic / American English
“All novels ... are built on the never-ending contest in ourselves between good and evil.”
John Steinbeck, one of America’s greatest writers, considered East of Eden to be his most important work. Set in California, the novel is a story of love and jealousy, forgiveness and revenge—and what it means to be human.

 

This Pack contains a Book and MP3

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

"A novel planned on the grandest possible scale...One of those occasions when a writer has aimed high and then summoned every ounce of energy, talent, seriousness, and passion of which he was capable...It is an entirely interesting and impressive book."
--The New York Herald Tribune

"A fantasia and myth...a strange and original work of art."
--The New York Times Book Review

"A moving, crying pageant with wilderness strengths."
--Carl Sandburg

"When the book club ended a year ago, I said I would bring it back when I found the book that was moving...and this is a great one. I read it for myself for the first time and then I had some friends read it. And we think it might be the best novel we've ever read!"
--Oprah Winfrey

From the Back Cover:

'Our species is the only creative species, and it has only one creative instrument, the individual mind and spirit of a man.'

California's fertile Salinas Valley is home to two families whose destinies are fruitfully, and fatally, intertwined. Over the generations, between the beginning of the twentieth century and the end of the First World War, the Trasks and the Hamiltons will helplessly replay the fall of Adam and Eve and the murderous rivalry of Cain and Abel.

East of Eden was considered by Steinbeck to be his magnum opus, and its epic scope and memorable characters, exploring universal themes of love and identity, ensure it remains one of America's most enduring novels.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Steinbeck, John
Published by Penguin Books
ISBN 10: 0140049975 ISBN 13: 9780140049978
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 8
Seller
K12books
(Scottsville, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Books. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0140049975 Multiple Copies! NEW with no wear, sharp corners, usually ships within 24 hours. Expedited shipping available. Bookseller Inventory # Z0140049975ZN

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
3.15
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.86
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Steinbeck, John
Published by Penguin Books (1979)
ISBN 10: 0140049975 ISBN 13: 9780140049978
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Books, 1979. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110140049975

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
34.01
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.33
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Steinbeck, John
Published by Penguin Books
ISBN 10: 0140049975 ISBN 13: 9780140049978
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Books. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0140049975 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0059089

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
48.22
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.89
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

John Steinbeck
ISBN 10: 0140049975 ISBN 13: 9780140049978
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Castle Rock
(Pittsford, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97801400499781.0

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
66.13
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.11
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds