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'Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys in the world. They got no family. They don't belong no place.'
George and his large, simple-minded friend Lennie are drifters, following wherever work leads them. Arriving in California's Salinas Valley, they get work on a ranch. If they can just stay out of trouble, George promises Lennie, then one day they might be able to get some land of their own and settle down some place. But kind-hearted, childlike Lennie is a victim of his own strength. Seen by others as a threat, he finds it impossible to control his emotions. And one day not even George will be able to save him from trouble.
Of Mice and Men is a tragic and moving story of friendship, loneliness and the dispossessed.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780241980330

    July 15, 2017

    Penguin General UK

    112 pages

    RRP $26.00

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  • Paperback

    9780141396033

    July 23, 2014

    Penguin Classics

    128 pages

    RRP $26.00

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  • Paperback

    9780141023571

    March 6, 2006

    Penguin Classics

    128 pages

    RRP $15.99

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  • EBook

    9780141923475

    September 22, 2000

    Penguin eBooks (UK Adult)

    144 pages

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Journal Of A Novel
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The Winter Of Our Discontent
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The Wayward Bus
In Dubious Battle
The Log From The Sea Of Cortez
The Moon Is Down
To A God Unknown
Sweet Thursday
The Long Valley
The Pearl
Cannery Row
Tortilla Flat
Of Mice & Men

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