The Pearl by John Steinbeck

A poor pearl diver's life is turned upside down when he discovers a giant, magnificent pearl. Initially seen as a blessing, it quickly becomes a curse as the man and his family are consumed by greed and paranoia. Despite their dreams of a better life, the pearl brings them nothing but misfortune and tragedy, leading them to question the true value of wealth and the destructive power it can hold.

The 2718th greatest book of all time


Published
1947
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
90-100
Words
27,000
Original Language
English

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