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I want to read it now, so I think this was a good review. Clover Send a noteboard - 26/04/2011 08:03:30 PM
I've been thinking of tackling a book in German for a while, and this seems like an excellent candidate.

First I'm going to work my way through most of Steinbeck's novels. Around 12-15 years old, I read The Pearl, Of Mice and Men, and Grapes of Wrath. I was not a fan at all, I think because I was too young and didn't want to appreciate the darker side of human nature. I didn't see much art in portraying that. Now I'm reading East of Eden, and I love it, but I'm sure if it's different from the rest of Steinbeck's work or if I've just changed enough to understand him better.

Anyway, rambling, but it's always fascinating to reread mature books you enjoyed (or didn't) at a relatively young age.
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I read it when I was probably too young, too. - 26/04/2011 06:36:07 PM 1469 Views
The last chapters really seem rushed to me, even now. - 26/04/2011 06:43:23 PM 1374 Views
I want to read it now, so I think this was a good review. - 26/04/2011 08:03:30 PM 1513 Views
I find Steinbeck hard to digest. - 27/04/2011 05:05:45 AM 1369 Views
Travels with Charley is indeed great. - 27/04/2011 06:06:18 AM 1500 Views
He can also be inconsistent, but that makes him interesting to me. - 27/04/2011 06:47:25 AM 1611 Views
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Be sure to read the two books that immediately follow it - 26/04/2011 11:41:53 PM 1543 Views
The latter of the two is already on my "to read" list. - 27/04/2011 05:03:49 AM 1325 Views
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