One of Steinbeck's bestselling titles in Penguin Modern Classics, now repackaged in the series' new look, with stunning cover photography by the renowned American photographer, Walker Evans.There is no more impressive writer on either side of the Atlantic - Time and Tide
Steinbeck remains amongst our bestselling authors in PMC.Nobel Prize-winning author John Steinbeck is remembered as one of the greatest and best-loved American writers of the twentieth century. His complete works will be available in Penguin Modern Classics.
'I've done my damndest to rip a reader's nerves to rags, I don't want him satisfied.'
Shocking and controversial when it was first published, The Grapes of Wrath is Steinbeck's Pultizer Prize-winning epic of the Joad family, forced to travel west from Dust Bowl era Oklahoma in search of the promised land of California. Their story is one of false hopes, thwarted desires and powerlessness, yet out of their struggle Steinbeck created a drama that is both intensely human and majestic in its scale and moral vision.