Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck. First UK edition and impression from 1937 in VG++ condition. There is a previous owner inscription to front endpage along with some minor toning. No other internal markings. Text pages are clean, binding is firm. The jacket has had some minor restoration to tip and tail of spine. Please see pictures. PayPal accepted, any questions please get in touch.
About Of Mice and Men
Drifters in search of work, George and his simple-minded friend Lennie, have nothing in the world except each other – and a dream. A dream that one day they will have some land of their own. Eventually they find work on a ranch, but their hopes are doomed as Lennie – struggling against extreme cruelty, misunderstanding and jealousy – becomes a victim of his own strength. Tackling universal themes, friendship and a shared vision, and giving a voice to America’s lonely and dispossesed, OF MICE AND MEN remains Steinbeck’s most popular work.
John Ernst Steinbeck Jr. (February 27, 1902 – December 20, 1968) was an American author and the 1962 Nobel Prize in Literature winner “for his realistic and imaginative writings, combining as they do sympathetic humour and keen social perception.” He has been called “a giant of American letters,” and many of his works are considered classics of Western literature.
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