Of Mice and Men

Of Mice and Men


A special student edition of the iconic American author's most enduring novel, with an introduction and study notes

Drifters in search of work, George and his childlike friend Lennie have nothing in the world except the clothes on their back – and a dream that one day they will have some land of their own. Eventually they find work on a ranch in California's Salinas Valley, but their hopes are dashed as Lennie becomes a victim of his own strength.

This special student edition of John Steinbeck’s moving novel of friendship and inequality is specifically designed for readers who are studying the text in detail. It has extra-wide margins to leave space for notes, and includes and includes an introduction, chapter synopses and a vocabulary list by Steinbeck expert Dr Barbara Heavilin.

About the author

John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck (1902-68) is remembered as one of the greatest and best-loved American writers of the twentieth century. During the 1930s, his works included The Red Pony, Pastures of Heaven, Tortilla Flat, In Dubious Battle, and Of Mice and Men. The Grapes of Wrath, published in 1939, earned him a Pulitzer Prize. In 1962, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.
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