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In these early Hemingway stories, which are partly autobiographical, men and women of passion live, fight, love and die in scenes of dramatic intensity. They range from haunting tragedy on the snow-capped peak of Kilimanjaro, to brutal America with its deceptive calm, and war-ravaged Europe.
In a class by itself - the country, at all hours shines bright and clear in these pages - Daily Telegraph
'Stamped with the urgency of Hemingway's style - revealing tenderness of feeling beneath descriptions of brutality' - Guardian
Publication date: 04/03/2004
Publisher: Vintage Classics an imprint of Vintage Publishing
|Publication date:||4th March 2004|
|Publisher:||Vintage Classics an imprint of Vintage Publishing|
|Collections:||60+ Novels to Bring You Back to Nature,|
|Categories:||Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Short stories,|
Ernest Hemingway was born in Chicago in 1899, the second of six children. In 1917, he joined the Kansas City Star as a cub reporter. The following year, he volunteered as an ambulance driver on the Italian front, where he was badly wounded but decorated for his services. He returned to America in 1919, and married in 1921. In 1922, he reported on the Greco-Turkish war before resigning from journalism to devote himself to fiction. He settled in Paris, associating with other expatriates like Ezra Pound and Gertrude Stein. He was passionately involved with bullfighting, big-game hunting and deep-sea fishing. Recognition of his position in ...More About Ernest Hemingway