The Pearl

John Steinbeck

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Éditeur
Penguin Books LTD Digital
Pages
96
Parution
septembre 2000
Format
Ebook EPUB
Protection
DRM
Langue
Anglais
EAN
9780141923499
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THE PEARL is Steinbeck's flawless parable about wealth and the evil it can bring. When Kino, an Indian pearl-diver, finds 'the Pearl of the world' he believes that his life will be magically transformed. He will marry Juana in church and their little boy, Coyotito, will be able to attend school. Obsessed by his dreams, Kino is blind to the greed, fear and even violence the pearl arouses in him and his neighbours. Written with haunting simplicty and lyrical simplicity, THE PEARL sets the values of the civilized world against those of the primitive and finds them tragically inadequate.
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