Review: Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

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Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck 5/5

Blurb:Streetwise George and his big, childlike friend Lennie are drifters, searching for work in the fields and valleys of California. They have nothing except the clothes on their back, and a hope that one day they’ll find a place of their own and live the American dream. But dreams come at a price. Gentle giant Lennie doesn’t know his own strength, and when they find work at a ranch he gets into trouble with the boss’s daughter-in-law. Trouble so bad that even his protector George may not be able to save him …

I can’t believe I got to my twenty ninth year without reading Of Mice and Men! Of course, I had heard of it, but something kept me from reading it until one fateful day in the library. I was perusing the classics section and thought, ‘why not?’ After…

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  1. I will move it up my classics list. Thanks for the wonderful review.

  2. My pleasure Fredreeca!

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