This collection of letters forms a fascinating day-by-day account of Steinbeck's writing of EAST OF EDEN, his longest and most ambitious novel. The letters, ranging over many subjects - textual discussion, trial flights of workmanship, family matters - provide an illuminating perspective on Steinbeck, the creative genius, and a private glimpse of Steinbeck, the man.
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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 are available in Penguin Modern Classics.Review:
"Full of insights and revelations involving the gladness and terror of writing." —Chicago Sun-Times
"A sort of Travels with Charley across a more personal country." —The Boston Globe
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Book Description Penguin Books, Limited (UK), 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110141186348
Book Description Penguin Books, Limited (UK). PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0141186348 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.1046788