East of Eden, Paperback


'There is only one book to a man.' Steinbeck wrote of East of Eden.

Set in the rich farmland of the Salinas Valley, California, this powerful, often brutal novel, follows the interwined destinies of two families - the Trasks and the Hamiltons - whose generations hopelessly re-enact the fall of Adam and Eve and the poisonous rivalry of Cain and Abel.

Here Steinbeck created some of his most memorable characters and explored his most enduring themes: the mystery of indentity; the inexplicability of love, and the murderous consequences of love's absence.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 720 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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  • Category: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
  • ISBN: 9780141394893



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