The pearl

STEINBECK

9780141185125 - The pearl

Artikelomschrijving

"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.

Specificaties

Auteur STEINBECK
ISBN/EAN 9780141185125
€ 15,15

Artikelomschrijving

"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.

Specificaties

Auteur STEINBECK
ISBN/EAN 9780141185125