The Moon is Down
Publish date: May 1st 2006
Pages no: 144
Edition language: English
The moon is down by John SteinbeckHad no idea what this book was even about, had just seen who it was by and knew I wanted to read it.I'm often asked who I'd want to have dinner with and I would always pick John Steinbeck. Have read many of this other works and have enjoyed them.This one is about wa...
The topic of John Steinbeck's final novel is amazingly acute today although it was first published more than fifty years ago... it's a novel revolving around morals in a money-centred modern world. The Winter of Our Discontent is the story of a good and honest man who finds his morals corrupted by...
Information First published in 1943. My copy had 110 pages and is published by Meulenhoff (a Dutch company). The premise "The Moon Is Down" explores the effects of invasion on both the conquered and the conquerors. Occupied by enemy troops, a small, peaceful town comes face-to-face with evil impos...
I very much enjoyed this novel. A study in morality, it is both humorous and heart breaking. Steinbeck is a true master of his art. An absolutely perfect piece.
I must admit that my reading this year has been all over the place - some philosophical works, some Balzac, some classics, some indie titles, some surrealism - so when I reached for this unknown-to-me Steinbeck, I had no idea whether I was going to like it or not. But alas, it is Steinbeck. Despite ...
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