To a God Unknown
Publish date: October 1st 2001
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
Belief in things seen and unseen is different for everyone, yet how one acts on that belief has ramifications to others and yourself. To a God Unknown by John Steinbeck follows newly arrived Joseph Wayne has he begins a family ranch believing his father’s spirit inhabits a tree that protects the la...
Very interesting book; very unique in regards to the other works of Steinbeck that I've read so far. It had its flaws, but I think its strengths beat them out. Heavy in symbolism and veiled language, yet at the same time, equally as heavy with earthy, natural language. A very odd, but overall, very ...
An ode to Nature is probably the best description for this book. The title is taken from an adaptation of a hymn to the god Prajapati from the Hindu Rig-Veda. And while the hymn is innocuous enough, it really is a foreshadowing of what is to come. In To A God Unknown, practically from the first chap...
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