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Read online De ratones y hombres.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC De ratones y hombres i De ratones y hombres i narra la historia de Lennie un deficiente mental y su compa ero y ngel de la guarda George dos braceros al borde de la indigencia Contratados en una granja regentada por un ex boxeador la insatisfecha esposa del patr n pone en serios aprietos a Lennie Un conmovedor canto a la amistad y sobre todo una novela intensa con unos di logos ejemplares y perfectamente construidos de la que ning n lector podr olvidar su desenlace .

Esta obra se cuenta entre las mejores novelas de uno de los grandes cl sicos estadounidenses del siglo XX y sin duda uno de los que mejor pudo reflejar el mundo de los desheredados que creo la gran depresi n de los anos treinta en Estados Unidos La gran virtud de este autor premio Nobel de Literatura en radica en su registro di fano que parece prescindir de toda opini n debida al autor Pero esa proximidad a los personajes origina una atm sfera cargada de significaciones by John Steinbeck, Román A. Jiménez

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De ratones y hombres
Title:De ratones y hombres
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Number of Pages:167
Category:Classics, Fiction, School, Literature, Historical fiction
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