The Long Valley

Author: John Steinbeck

Introducer: John Timmerman

Notes by: John Timmerman

  • Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Published: 30 Nov 2000
  • Series: Penguin Modern Classics
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This classic collection of short stories serves as the ideal introduction to Steinbeck's work. Set in the idyllic Salinas Valley in California, where simple people farm the land and struggle to find a place for themeselves in the world, these stories reflect many of the concerns key to Steinbeck as a writer; the tensions between town and city, labourers and owners, past and present. Included here are the celebrated tales, THE MURDERER and THE CHRYSANTHEMUMS.

Product details

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780141185514
  • Size: 129 x 198mm
  • Pages: 272
  • Published: 30 Nov 2000
  • Publisher: Penguin Classics
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