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Of Mice and Men
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♥ Innocent Lamb ~ Forever Reading ♥ - AKA Smarties
I'm one of those people who reads classics even when its not necessary reading at school... I actually really loved this book. It's sad, but this is me after reading it:

I can't even
Ali Alawi
I started reading this at 11 AM. It's currently 3 AM. I've just finished reading this.
A voice inside of my head keeps on crying: HUMANITY!
sometimes I feel proud of being a Homo sapien, and a lot of other times I almost feel ashamed. why do we have to be so complicated? So utterly miserable and quite happy simultaneously? The birth of tragedy dates long before the Greeks ever existed, for it began with our beginning. It evolved along with us, or rather, into us.
Of Mice and Men. Such a beautiful t
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Dana
Apr 28, 2012 Dana rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommended to Dana by: Ali! Why do you so love me crying? You are the best!
We humans don't possess the quality of humanity. We tend to kill everything we do not understand and claim it to be merciful. What I saw in this book was not George Milton and Lennie Small. What I saw in this book was not a a small dark man and a huge strong man. Instead, what I saw was a helpless mother and an innocent child oblivious to the cruel world around him, oblivious even to his own strength. Merciful gifts of humans are cruel. Sometimes, I'm ashamed to be a human. When I read this book ...more
Lore
This is a very difficult review to write. I don't know how to tell you how conflicted I am about it.

On one hand, it is a very real, very emotional story of two men who try and find thier place in a very much uncertain word.
On the other, it was brutal and honestly kind of messed up.

The Plot: After fleeing from Weed, George and his child-like friend Lennie go and work on a farm, trying to get the money they need to achieve thier dream. The tale unfolds in a way that is almost endearing, but als
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