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"For a true writer each book should be a new beginning where he tries again for something that is beyond attainment. He should always try for something that has never been done or that others have tried and failed. Then sometimes, with great luck, he will succeed. " -- Ernest Hemingway from his Nobel Prize acceptance speech

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The Sun Also Rises

A poignant look at the disillusionment and angst of the post-World War I generation, the novel introduces two of Hemingway's most unforgettable characters: Jake Barnes and Lady Brett Ashley. The story follows the flamboyant Brett and the hapless Jake as they journey from the wild nightlife of 1920s Paris to the brutal bullfighting rings of Spain with a motley group of expatriates.

Year: 1926     Genre: Bull Fighting

A Farewell to Arms

The best American novel to emerge from World War I, A Farewell to Arms is the unforgettable story on an American ambulance driver on the Italian front and his passion for a beautiful nurse.

Year: 1929     Genre: World War I

For Whom the Bell Tolls

The story of Robert Jordan, a young American in the International Brigades attached to an antifascist guerilla Unit in the mountains of Spain, it tells of loyalty and courage, love and defeat, and the tragic death of an ideal.

Year: 1940     Genre: Spanish Civil War

The Old Man and the Sea

The Old Man and the Sea is one of Hemingway's most enduring works. Told in language of great simplicity and power, it is the story of an old Cuban fisherman, down on his luck, and his supreme ordeal -- a relentless, agonizing battle with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream.

Year: 1952     Genre: Sea Stories

Jul 21, 1899 -- Jul 02, 1961
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Want ItGot ItRead ItYearTitle

1925In Our TimeLiterature, Short Stories
1926The Sun Also RisesBull Fighting, Paris, Spain
1926The Torrents of SpringSatire
1927Men Without WomenShort Stories
1929A Farewell to ArmsWorld War I
1932Death in the AfternoonBull Fighting, Spain, Non-Fiction
1935Green Hills of AfricaAdventure, Africa, Non-Fiction
1937To Have and Have NotDrug Running, Cuba, Key West
1940For Whom the Bell TollsSpanish Civil War, Spain
1950Across the River and Into the TreesLiterature, Italy
1952The Old Man and the SeaSea Stories, Cuba
1961The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other StoriesShort Stories
1964A Moveable FeastParis, Non-Fiction
1969The Fifth ColumnSpanish Civil War, Spain
1970Islands in the StreamLiterature, Cuba
1972The Nick Adams StoriesShort Stories
1984Ernest Hemingway on WritingNon-Fiction
1986The Garden of EdenLiterature
1987The Complete Short Stories of Ernest HemingwayShort Stories
1999True at First LightAdventure, Africa
2005Under KilimanjaroAdventure, Africa, Non-Fiction
2016Everybody Behaves Badly
The True Story Behind Hemingway's Masterpiece the Sun Also Rises
by Lesley M. M. Blume
Biography, Non-Fiction
2021The Hemingway StoriesLiterature, Whats New, Short Stories




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