Search Results: "Ernest Hemingway"


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A MOVEABLE FEAST by Ernest Hemingway
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 5, 1964

"There can be little doubt of its interest and attraction for many as a reprise of a now legendary time when Hemingway was young and happy and 'invulnerable,' and a place— well, 'There is never any ending to Paris."
What we've all been awaiting: the first of Hemingway's posthumous works he began in 1958 and finished in 1960. Read full book review >

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GREEN HILLS OF AFRICA by Ernest Hemingway
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1935

"Appearing in Scribners Magazine."
The Hemingway name will carry this beyond what the usual casual interest in reminiscences of hunting in Africa would ordinarily achieve. Read full book review >

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THE NICK ADAMS STORIES by Ernest Hemingway
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 17, 1972

"There are eight new stories constituting 40% of the book and extending its interest as unpublished rather than merely republished Hemingway."
A short preface by Philip Young explains the raison d'etre of this presentation of the Nick Adams stories which here are arranged chronologically and therefore provide a continuity — from child to adolescent to soldier to writer — and reveal the character developmentally. Read full book review >

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WINNER TAKE NOTHING by Ernest Hemingway
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 15, 1933

"Suggest the cruel power of some of the stories in MEN WITHOUT WOMEN, though these are more unpleasant in character than the earlier collection."
The Hemingway market that wants Hemingway at his cruelest and most brutal, will want this new collection of short stories. Read full book review >

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THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA by Ernest Hemingway
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 8, 1952

"There's adventure here and Hemingway's old gift for merging drama and tenderness gives it a rare charm."
A long short story and worth the money in quality of the old Hemingway of Men Without Women days — though in quantity it can't bulk to more than a scant 150 pages. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 2, 1987

"Moments of interest, but luckiest are those who still have their copies of The First Forty-Nine."
What's most worthy in this hefty, three-part volume of still more Hemingway is that it contains (in its first section) all the stories that appeared together in the 1938 (and now out of print) The Fifth Column and the First Forty-Nine Stories. Read full book review >

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Released: June 1, 1974

"Creation."
Probably the ultimate so far in Hemingway anthologies in quantity and variety of style, concerns and vintage. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 18, 1985

"Like early Tolstoy, the guy had something."
The complete (174) Toronto Star pieces young Hemingway wrote after his return from WW I on his second job as a writer. Read full book review >

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ACROSS THE RIVER AND INTO THE TREES by Ernest Hemingway
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 7, 1960

"Extensive advertising."
As Hemingway's first in ten years, this has a waiting and eager audience, but this reader, at any rate, found the novel a bitter disappointment after his For Whom The Bell Tolls The magic of the Hemingway atmosphere- this time Venice and the countryside and early morning in a duck blind — this is still here. Read full book review >

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THE DANGEROUS SUMMER by Ernest Hemingway
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 24, 1985

"With another byline, this would be readable if self-indulgent stuff; with Hemingway's, just further evidence of artistic and personal exhaustion."
'Contento Ernesto?' he asked. 'Muy contento.' 'So am I,' he said. 'You saw how he [the bull] was? Read full book review >

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Released: May 29, 1967

"As Lillian Ross might have put it, Hem feller have heap big magic."
A lifetime selection of Hemingway's professional non-fiction as a reporter and columnist, this is a long-awaited book in the hardcover canon of the century's most imitated and most envied writer, and the man who built the tallest legend. Read full book review >

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FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS by Ernest Hemingway
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 21, 1940

"But it is a book that repays one for bleak moments of unpleasantness."
This is good Hemingway. Read full book review >