The Moon is Down
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The Moon is Down

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Originally published at the zenith of Nazi Germany's power, The Moon Is Down explores the effects of invasion on both the conquered and the conquerors. Occupied by enemy troops, a small, peaceable town comes face-to-face with evil imposed from the outside and betrayal from within the close-knit community. As he delves into the motivations and emotions of the enemy, Steinbeck uncovers profound and often unsettling truths both about war and human nature.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 126 x 196 x 12mm | 120g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Repr.
  • 0141185538
  • 9780141185538
  • 108,330

About John Steinbeck

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.show more

Review Text

John Steinbeck knew and understood America and Americans better than any other writer of the twentieth century. ( The Dallas Morning News ) A man whose work was equal to the vast social themes that drove him. (Don DeLillo)show more

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