Sweet Thursday (Penguin Modern Classics)

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a A postwar continuation of Cannery Row, [Sweet Thursday is] every bit as juicy and relaxed as the original. . . . This is comedyabawdy, sentimental, and good fun.a
a"The Atlantic"
a An emphatic and clear-cut statement of Steinbeckas greatest theme: the common bonds of humanity and love which make goodness and happiness possible.a
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A postwar continuation of Cannery Row, [Sweet Thursday is] every bit as juicy and relaxed as the original. . . . This is comedy bawdy, sentimental, and good fun.
"The Atlantic "
An emphatic and clear-cut statement of Steinbeck s greatest theme: the common bonds of humanity and love which make goodness and happiness possible.
"The New Republic"

? A postwar continuation of Cannery Row, [Sweet Thursday is] every bit as juicy and relaxed as the original. . . . This is comedy?bawdy, sentimental, and good fun.?
?"The Atlantic "

? An emphatic and clear-cut statement of Steinbeck's greatest theme: the common bonds of humanity and love which make goodness and happiness possible.?
?"The New Republic"

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Nobel Prize-winning author John Steinbeck is remembered as one of the greatest and best-loved American writers of the twentieth century. His complete works will be available in Penguin Modern Classics.

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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 196 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. In Monterey, on the California Coast, Sweet Thursday is what they call the day after Lousy Wednesday - one of those days that s just bad from the start. But Sweet Thursday is sunny and clear, a day when anything can happen. Returning to the scene of Cannery Row, Steinbeck brilliantly creates its bawdy, high-spirited world of bums, drunks and hookers, telling the story of what happened to everyone after the war. There are colourful characters old and new, all united by love, laughter and tears: Fauna, the latest madam at the Bear Flag brothel, Doc, still there for everyone else but feeling strangely sad himself, and Suzy, the new hustler in town who might just be the girl to save him. Bookseller Inventory # APG9780141185521

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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd. Paperback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, Sweet Thursday, John Steinbeck, An elaboration on John Steinbeck's greatest theme - the common bonds of humanity and love which make goodness and happiness possible - this Penguin Modern Classics edition of Sweet Thursday marks a return to the memorable cast of characters he created in Cannery Row. In Monterey, on the California Coast, Sweet Thursday is what they call the day after Lousy Wednesday - one of those days that's just bad from the start. But Sweet Thursday is sunny and clear, a day when anything can happen. Returning to the scene of Cannery Row, Steinbeck brilliantly creates its bawdy, high-spirited world of bums, drunks and hookers, telling the story of what happened to everyone after the war. There are colourful characters old and new, all united by love, laughter and tears: Fauna, the latest madam at the Bear Flag brothel, Doc, still there for everyone else but feeling strangely sad himself, and Suzy, the new hustler in town who might just be the girl to save him. If you enjoyed Sweet Thursday, you might like Steinbeck's The Wayward Bus, also available in Penguin Classics. "The outstanding quality of Steinbeck's writing.is his feel for the lives, thoughts and aspirations of ordinary people." (Spectator). Bookseller Inventory # B9780141185521

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