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The Pearl - John Steinbeck, Jose Clemente Orozco, Linda Wagner-Martin
The Pearl
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140187380 (0140187383)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 97
Edition language: English
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3.0 Review of The Pearl by John Steinbeck
This was a novella from Steinbeck that was honestly very depressing. Without giving any of the story away, the book looks at depressing poverty and the influence that the chance of riches can have on a family's life. Worth the read for any fans of Steinbeck.
nente
nente rated it
1.0 The Pearl
I found the style rather forced, and the overflowing didactism wouldn't have gone well even if I could agree with the message. Which is, let me tell you: don't try to better yourself, if you were born poor and without education don't try for an education for your kids, 'cause for that you need money...
Tea, Rain, Book
Tea, Rain, Book rated it
5.0 Creepy Yet Thrilling
TW: domestic violence Wow, Steinbeck doesn't pull punches. I did not see that ending coming. This is a short novel (87 pages) that was creepy, dark, and thrilling. I have so much to say, but since it is a short novel, I don't want to give away the entire book. Yeah, this is probably one of the b...
Haidji - Books...and...Books!
Haidji - Books...and...Books! rated it
5.0 Wealth
This book is a reminder of what really matters most in life.It shows how greed can take over a person's life;how material possessions can change people.How strong is your integrity? Your belief? Your happiness?Would it change you?
mehmetbaran140193
mehmetbaran140193 rated it
3.0 İnci
Dusundugumden daha huzunlu bir hikayeydi.
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