The Winter of Our Discontent (Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin)
Publish date: April 1st 1996
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 276
Edition language: English
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...
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 am not sure John Steinbeck would approve of my saying this but to me his books are comfort reads. Not because his books set out to fill me with a warm fuzzy feeling. And not because Steinbeck's protagonists are shining examples of successful individuals who are something to aspire to. Steinbeck...
Last novel for Steinbeck, cynical and ever more unbelievable, without the passion for wet fields which can so often send him flying into the corn.
An interesting and effervescent novel. The central topic in this book regards an idea which appeals to me- whether it is more possible to succeed in life wholeheartedly following ethical morals or on the pretext of following some given morals, rather than completely coasting along a highway of profl...
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