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Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck

nicolepeck's review against another edition

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Read in school. I don't remember too much about it, other than the oft-referred to Lenny and the rabbit. I'll have to re-read one of these days.

mariefrost's review against another edition

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emotional reflective sad medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? No
  • Loveable characters? No
  • Diverse cast of characters? It's complicated
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

4.5

janellreads's review against another edition

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4.0

I wanted more Steinbeck after reading East of Eden last year, so I revisited this short one that I read in high school. I had forgotten how sad it was. I do really enjoy Steinbeck’s writing - what to read next by him?

flowerrrie's review against another edition

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challenging emotional reflective sad tense fast-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? A mix
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? It's complicated
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

3.75

I pretty much enjoyed the book, but it's very different for me from another Steinbeck that I read. I get the message of having a dream and living in such a difficult time when people's dreams never came true. I felt attached and empathetic to the main characters and their stories, but for me, it was kind of too fast reading. I feel like the author didn't uncover the stories enough.

gharley77's review against another edition

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adventurous dark mysterious tense fast-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? It's complicated
  • Loveable characters? It's complicated
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

4.5

luccasaworm's review against another edition

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emotional hopeful inspiring sad medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Plot
  • Strong character development? No
  • Loveable characters? It's complicated
  • Diverse cast of characters? No
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

4.5

emmacrawford's review against another edition

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emotional sad medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? No
  • Loveable characters? It's complicated
  • Diverse cast of characters? No
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

3.75

thesongoficarus's review against another edition

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challenging dark sad tense fast-paced

4.5

meggeb's review against another edition

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dark emotional reflective sad medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? It's complicated
  • Loveable characters? It's complicated
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? It's complicated

3.75

cairaine's review against another edition

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challenging dark emotional hopeful sad tense medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? A mix
  • Strong character development? No
  • Loveable characters? No
  • Diverse cast of characters? No
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? It's complicated

1.5