De Amerikaanse schrijver en Nobelprijswinnaar John Steinbeck werd op slag wereldberoemd toen hij in 1937 Of Mice and Men publiceerde. Nu is er een prachtige nieuwe vertaling van dat meesterwerk, door Peter Bergsma. De hoofdpersonen George en de mentaal zwakke Lennie zijn onafscheidelijk. Als Lennie wordt beschuldigd van aanranding van een meisje moeten ze op zoek naar ander werk, dat ze vinden op
Title
Muizen en mensen
Author
John Steinbeck
Translator
Peter Bergsma
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
Of mice and men
Publisher
Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Van Oorschot, 2018
120 p. (ePub2)
ISBN
9789028282483
CloudLibrary
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About John Steinbeck

John Ernst Steinbeck Jr. (; February 27, 1902 – December 20, 1968) was an American author and the 1962 Nobel Prize in Literature winner "for his realistic and imaginative writings, combining as they do sympathetic humour and keen social perception." He has been called "a giant of American letters," and many of his works are considered classics of Western literature.

During his writing career, he authored 33 books, with one book coauthored alongside Edward Ricketts, including 16 novels, six non-fiction books, and two collections of short stories. He is widely known for the comic novels Tortilla Flat (1935) and Cannery Row (1945), the multi-generation epic East of Eden (1952), and the novellas The Red Pony (1933) and Of Mice and Men (1937). The Pulitzer Prize-winning The Grapes of Wrath (1939) is considered Steinbeck's masterpiece and part of the American l…Read more on Wikipedia