Historia om vennskapet mellom to omflakkende gårdsarbeidere i California, og deres drøm om et bedre liv. George tar seg av den mentalt tilbakestående Lennie som er snill, men uten kontroll over kjempe The compelling story of two outsiders striving to find their place in an unforgiving world.Drifters in search of work, George and his simple-minded friend Lennie, have nothing in the world except each other and a dream . a dream that one day they will have some land of their own. Eventually they find work on a ranch in California.s Salinas Valley, but their hopes are doomed as Lennie, struggling against extreme cruelty, misunderstanding and feelings of jealousy, becomes a victim of his own strength. Tackling universal themes; friendship and a shared vision, and giving voice to America.s lonely and dispossessed, Of mice and men has proved one of Steinbeck.s most popular works, achieving success as a novel, a Broadway play and three acclaimed films.