East of Eden - John Steinbeck
Books by John Steinbeck
John Steinbeck became known as an important American writer with his epic novel, "The Grapes of Wrath" (1939), for which he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1940. Other early works include "Tortilla Flat" (1935), "In Dubious Battle" (1936), "Of Mice and Men" (1937), and "The Long Valley" (1938). He was also known for a profusion of short...
Book Review: Steinbeck Novels
The novels in this newest volume of collected works begin to explore new frontiers in John Steinbeck's writing, as he takes us to Europe, to Mexico, and then back home to his California. It's an unforgettable experience, one that's riddled with bizarre and interesting characters, with new possible Edenic landscapes and richly green seascapes.
National Steinbeck Center
"Steinbeck's inspiration for the novel comes from the Bible, the fourth chapter of the book of Genesis, verses one though sixteen, which recounts the story of Cain and Abel." Read more about the novel, and find other details about John Steinbeck: his life and works.