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A Farewell to Arms A Farewell To Arms Is The Unforgettable Story Of An American Ambulance Driver On The Italian Front And His Passion For A Beautiful English Nurse Set Against The Looming Horrors Of The Battlefield The Weary, Demoralized Men Marching In The Rain During The German Attack On Caporetto The Profound Struggle Between Loyalty And Desertion This Gripping, Semiautobiographical Work Captures The Harsh Realities Of War And The Pain Of Lovers Caught In Its Inexorable Sweep Ernest Hemingway Famously Said That He Rewrote His Ending To A Farewell To Arms Thirty Nine Times To Get The Words Right


About the Author: Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Miller Hemingway was an American author and journalist His economical and understated style had a strong influence on 20th century fiction, while his life of adventure and his public image influenced later generations Hemingway produced most of his work between the mid 1920s and the mid 1950s, and won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954 He published seven novels, six short story collections and two non fiction works Three novels, four collections of short stories and three non fiction works were published posthumously Many of these are considered classics of American literature.Hemingway was raised in Oak Park, Illinois, and after high school he reported for a few months for The Kansas City Star, before leaving for the Italian front to enlist with the World War I ambulance drivers In 1918, he was seriously wounded and returned home His wartime experiences formed the basis for his novel A Farewell to Arms In 1922, he married Hadley Richardson, the first of his four wives The couple moved to Paris, where he worked as a foreign correspondent, and fell under the influence of the modernist writers and artists of the 1920s Lost Generation expatriate community The Sun Also Rises, Hemingway s first novel, was published in 1926.After his 1927 divorce from Hadley Richardson, Hemingway married Pauline Pfeiffer They divorced after he returned from Spanish Civil War where he had acted as a journalist, and after which he wrote For Whom the Bell Tolls Martha Gellhorn became his third wife in 1940 They separated when he met Mary Welsh in London during World War II during which he was present at the Normandy Landings and liberation of Paris.Shortly after the publication of The Old Man and the Sea in 1952, Hemingway went on safari to Africa, where he was almost killed in two plane crashes that left him in pain and ill health for much of the rest of his life Hemingway had permanent residences in Key West, Florida, and Cuba during the 1930s and 1940s, but in 1959 he moved from Cuba to Ketchum, Idaho, where he committed suicide in the summer of 1961.



10 thoughts on “A Farewell to Arms

  1. says:

    I feel like awarding the great Hemingway only two stars has officially consigned me to the seventh circle of literary hell But I must be honest By this website s criteria two stars indicates that a book is okay and to me that describes this work perfectly.Hemingway himself is undeniably gifted I love his suc


  2. says:

    The old joke proves itself upon reading.Q Why did the chicken cross the road A Hemingway To die In the rain.


  3. says:

    Reprinted from the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography cclapcenter.com I am the original author of this essay, as well as the owner of CCLaP it is not being reprinted here illegally The CCLaP 100 In which I read a hundred so called classics for the first time, then write reports on whether or not they deserve th


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    663 A Farewell to Arms, Ernest HemingwayA Farewell to Arms is a novel by Ernest Hemingway set during the Italian campaign of World War I The book, published in 1929, is a first person account of American Frederic Henry, serving as a lieutenant tenente in the ambulance corps of the Italian Army The title is taken from a poem by 16th century English dramatist George Peele A Farewell to Arms is about a love affair between the expatriate American Frederic Henry and Catherine Barkley against 663 A Farewell to Arms, Ernest HemingwayA Farewell to Arms is a novel by Ernest Hemingway set during the Italian campaign of World War I The book, published in 1929, is a first person account of American Frederic Henry, serving as a lieutenant tenente in the ambulance corps of the Italian Army The title is taken from a poem by 16th century English dramatist George Peele A Farewell to Arms is about a love affair between the expatriate American Frederic Henry and Catherine Barkley against the backdrop of the First World War, cynical soldiers, fighting and the displacement of populations The publication of A Farewell to Arms cemented Hemingway s stature as a modern American writer, became his first best seller, and is described by biographer Michael Reynolds as the premier American war novel from that debacle World War I 1972 1340 276 1344 346 1362 410 410 1376 423 1382 1387 1392 9789644480591 1914 1918 201354 224 1929


  5. says:

    I just finished it, and I m disappointed And not only disappointed I m also bothered by it I guess I shouldn t be surprised at Hemingway s one dimensional, sexist portrayal of Catherine Barker, having read much of his other work, but somehow I still am Put simply, Catherine is a ridiculous figure, and it s no fault of her own Hemingway


  6. says:

    I m not a Hemingway guy I yearn for internal dialogue, various and ladened spiritual questioning, and deep psychology in my characters I prefer writing that is smooth and philosophical Hemingway gives me little of this.But the settings of this book were beautiful, and the dialogue between characters, poignant By the end, I found that Hemingwa


  7. says:

    War is Boring Hemingway s narrator writes not as a soldier but as a journalist soldier, channeling Hemingway himself, recording with precision and apparent objectivity the things that happen around him and to him practical and prosaic and always pragmatic about everything People die and bombs explode in the same paragraph as the one where breakfast


  8. says:

    Damn That ending Even whilst still dusting off the cover it s been lying around for ages I already knew it s finale It s simply been impossible to ignore Even cropping up in three or four films I have seen over the years Knowing it is one thing, but actually reading it is quite another So, the big question is did this in anyway tarnish the novel for me In


  9. says:

    Well, that was disappointing.For several months I ve been focused on readingclassic literature, mostly as a way to dig deep and enrich my life during these trying political times Until now, it has been an incredibly rewarding experience This Hemingway novel was my first dud I wanted to like this book I ve been readingon World War I this past year and thought A Fa


  10. says:

    In the fall of that year we rented a house in the mountains that looked down across the river to the village below The water of the river was turquoise and the village had a pretty campanile and beyond it rosemountains and beyond them stillThe man who owned our cottage lived next door and made his own dry cured sausage and we would go round and eat it by the fire and ta


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