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Steinbeck invented such wonderful characters and breathed life into them.
This book manages to be exceedingly funny (don't read it on an airplane--people will hate you), while at the same time holding together a wonderful story.
I've read this book around 30 times I think since I first found it in High School (30 years ago!)
Beautifully written. Once more I understand why some authors are classic.Published 5 days ago by Gardener
John Steinbeck is the only great non-Southern American author of the twentieth century who is not Hemingway and he's a genius and anybody who doesn't love this book unreservedly... Read morePublished 26 days ago by John Lenti
The sequel to Cannery Row and a sweet, far more romantic book than Steinbeck’s others which also admits to the frustrations of writing. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Carole
Sorry Steinbeck ... I really respect your work but Sweet Thursday was painful to read. Cannery Row was subtle, heartbreaking, joyous, skillful, and everything in between. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Kelly
Steinbeck at his best. I suggest reading "Cannery Row" first as this work is it's sequel.Published 1 month ago by Benjamin Rumson
It's delightful. Over the years I have read it several times, like a special treat.Published 1 month ago by C.P.
This book is profoundly dependent on its predecessor, "Cannery Row"; it is not even a sequel, it is an integral but unenhancing part of Cannery Row. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Thomas Tiller
This was an enjoyable follow up to Cannery Row, written in Steinbeck's typical manner. I also enjoyed the back notes in the book.Published 3 months ago by Paul Fellinger
The book is excellent, but then I'm a big fan of the author. Would recommend it to anyone of my friends or family.Published 4 months ago by john johnson