East of Eden

Penguin (Non-Classics) (Jun 18, 2003)
Paperback – 608 pages
ISBN: 0142004235 / 9780142004234
This sprawling and often brutal novel, set in the rich farmlands of California's Salinas Valley, follows the intertwined destinies of two families--the Trasks and the Hamiltons--whose generations helplessly reenact the fall of Adam and Eve and the poisonous rivalry of Cain and Abel. "A strange an...