This is a first British edition published in 1945 by William Heinemann. Both book and dust jacket are in very good condition. There are some small chips with slight sunning and rubbing to the dust jacket. Goldstone & Payne A22c, variant 1 of binding ...
Ho letto molte cose di Steinbeck, ma Vicolo Cannery è l'unico che ho letto due volte di seguito, avidamente; la "fauna umana" e le miserie raccontate con la spensierata naturalezza di Steinbeck qui diventano capolavoro. La figura del taciturno
..." Dottore, ispirato da un amico dell'autore, è formidabile. Lo consiglio con convinzione (magari tra la Valle dell'Eden e Furore).Continua...Nascondi
A good story of the fishing and canning community of Monterey and the characters on Cannery Row. The main ones being the four free-spirits of Hazel, Eddie, Mack and Hughie, good hearted characters that always mean well but create bigger problems
..." when they start drinking. Also includes many other interesting characters like the flop house madam Dora, the biologist Doc and the abused husband Gay. I'd read this book before but had forgotten until I got to the part with the beer milkshake, you don't forget about reading a thing like that.Continua...Nascondi
I've had to revise me opinion of Steinbeck. They always (always) get you to read him in grade school. And I've been remembering things wrong; I'd thought his writing limited and juvenile, but it's just not true! This was a wonderful read.
..." Interesting characterization. Continua...Nascondi