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johnsteinbeck--deadguy_or_legend

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by lennydykstra, Apr 23, 2005.

  1. lennydykstra

    lennydykstra New Jack

    Joined: Apr 4, 2005 Messages: 45 Likes Received: 0
    For my dough steinbeck is just one of "those" kinds of writers (did he just say that) oh my bad authors, who is a goddamn legend. If your american and can read I think it would be worth your while if you read one (fuckit read all of them) of his books. Cannery Row is a great book that Steinbeck wrote for the troops in Europe and Japan who were wrecking shit on Hitler and Hirohito, respectively (mucho respecto). The grapes of Wrath was written....Blahdyfuckingblah...point taken.
    So spend five bucks or, shit, start racking books. If you ain't got a sense of humor well then I hope you get a brain tumor.
    Lacquer
     
  2. sarcasm

    sarcasm Elite Member

    Joined: Oct 30, 2003 Messages: 3,352 Likes Received: 35
    he'll be a lengend in the far future, but as of right now. the dude
    was one hell of an author
     
  3. 00

    00 Junior Member

    Joined: Jun 7, 2004 Messages: 120 Likes Received: 0
    great author.East of Eden is one of favorite books ...ever
     
  4. KING BLING

    KING BLING Guest

    The Grapes of Wrath is still in my top 10 list of books...it's simple, engaging, and written with meaning...

    Cannery Row and that whole section of California is now a super yuppie paradise...it's like gentrification
     
  5. rental

    rental Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Jul 1, 2001 Messages: 7,641 Likes Received: 1
    the winter of our discontent, what.
     
  6. Kr430n5_666

    Kr430n5_666 Banned

    Joined: Oct 6, 2004 Messages: 19,229 Likes Received: 30
    I am poison crazy lush
     
  7. Gunm

    Gunm Banned

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    I had to read cannery row for a class and found it to be a superb piece of fiction. highly reccomended.
     
  8. Weapon X

    Weapon X 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Sep 6, 2002 Messages: 14,905 Likes Received: 202
    No diggity. I've read Of Mice and Men, Cup of Gold, The Pearl, and Grapes of Wrath.

    Of those, I enjoyed them all (especially Cup of Gold), except The Pearl. That book sucks the big one.

    I hope to read Tortilla Flats soon. That's been strongly suggested to me.
     
  9. lennydykstra

    lennydykstra New Jack

    Joined: Apr 4, 2005 Messages: 45 Likes Received: 0
    Cannery Row and that whole section of California is now a super yuppie paradise...it's like gentrification

    more like domination, but that's what happens when someone writes a good book about a place and its inhabitants, loser fucknuts move in and if I may quote the 'dark crystal' suck out its essence, they got the money and they can smell authenticity, I just stare at them and laugh my ass off. Oh well, c'est la vie say the old folks..
     
  10. fr8lover

    fr8lover Guest

    tortilla flat is great...shit, all steinbeck books are great. clear voice, simple structure amazing content.
     
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