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The Short Reign of Pippin IV - John Steinbeck
The Short Reign of Pippin IV
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780141186054 (0141186054)
Publisher: Penguin
Edition language: English
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SheWhoWaits
SheWhoWaits rated it
5.0 The Short Reign of Pippin IV (Penguin Modern Classics)
Hilarious. Steinbeck has captured the French to a t.
Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog
Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog rated it
3.0
Light-hearted political satire is perhaps not what one expects from Steinbeck, but this was a late work and the late works can be characterised as attempting not to be what one expects from Steinbeck...yet the style seems all Steinbeck.Witty and funny at first, more typically melancholic in the midd...
miscellaneous debris
miscellaneous debris rated it
4.0 The Short Reign of Pippin IV (Penguin Modern Classics)
This political satire is one my favorite Steinbeck books, and sadly it's one that few people have read or even heard of. What would you do if someone knocked on your door and told you that you were the new king of France, but all you wanted to do go on with your ordinary life?
A Man With A Spooky Agenda
A Man With A Spooky Agenda rated it
4.0 The Short Reign of Pippin IV: A Fabrication
I loved this book, and I love that others love it. I was able to pick up a first edition of this at the library book sale the summer after I graduated high school. It definitely does not seem like a Steinbeck book, but clearly he had a good time writing this. Picking on the French is like shooting f...
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