This novel is one of the prescribed texts for second and third year Junior Cycle English students commencing September 2017.
Of Mice and Men is a gripping story set in the genre of 1930's Great Depression in America. The main characters, George and his childlike friend Lennie, have nothing in this world but each other and a dream. They cling together in the face of loneliness and strive for a better life. Eventually, they find work on a ranch in Salinas Valley, California. Can Lennie stay out of trouble?
A powerful story about friendship with a shocking ending.
Below is a video summary on the noval, by a teacher.
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