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Cannery Row (Penguin Modern Classics)


In the din and stink that is Cannery Row a colourful blend of misfits – gamblers, whores, drunks, bums and artists – survive side by side in a jumble of adventure and mischief. Lee Chong, the astute owner of the well-stocked grocery store, is also the proprietor of the Palace Flophouse that Mack and his troupe of good-natured ‘boys’ call home. Dora runs the brothel with clockwork efficiency and a generous heart, and Doc is the fount of all wisdom. Packed with invention and joie de vivre…

Cannery Row

Pub Date : 2000-09-07 | Author : John Steinbeck | Publisher : Penguin UK

ISBN 10 : 9780141923482
ISBN 13 : 0141923482

In the din and stink that is Cannery Row a colourful blend of misfits - gamblers, whores, drunks, bums and artists - survive side by side in a jumble of adventure and mischief. Lee..

Sweet Thursday

Pub Date : 2008-07-29 | Author : John Steinbeck | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 1440635498
ISBN 13 : 9781440635496

In Monterey, on the California coast, Sweet Thursday is what they call the day after Lousy Wednesday, which is one of those days that are just naturally bad. Returning to the scene..

Tortilla Flat

Pub Date : 2000-09-07 | Author : John Steinbeck | Publisher : Penguin UK

ISBN 10 : 9780141190655
ISBN 13 : 0141190655

Steinbeck's first major critical and commercial success, TORTILLA FLAT is also his funniest novel. Danny is a paisano, descended from the original Spanish settlers who arrived in M..

Travels With Charley

Pub Date : 2001-03-01 | Author : John Steinbeck | Publisher : Penguin UK

ISBN 10 : 9780141186108
ISBN 13 : 0141186100

In 1960, when he was almost 60 years old, John Steinbeck set out to rediscover the United States, feeling he might have lost touch with its sights sounds and the essence of its peo..

The Winter Of Our Discontent

Pub Date : 2008-08-26 | Author : John Steinbeck | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 1440638675
ISBN 13 : 9781440638671

The final novel of one of America’s most beloved writers—a tale of degeneration, corruption, and spiritual crisis In awarding John Steinbeck the 1962 Nobel Prize in Literature,..

East Of Eden

Pub Date : 2002-02-05 | Author : John Steinbeck | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 1440631328
ISBN 13 : 9781440631320

A masterpiece of Biblical scope, and the magnum opus of one of America’s most enduring authors, in a commemorative hardcover edition In his journal, Nobel Prize winner John Stein..

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