A Farewell to Arms (Hemingway Library)

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$18.00  $16.56
Publisher
Scribner Book Company
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Pages
330
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.3 X 1.0 inches | 0.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781476764528
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About the Author

Ernest Hemingway did more to influence the style of English prose than any other writer of his time. He has been called "the most important author since Shakespeare," by John O'Hara in The New York Times Book Review. The publication of The Sun Also Rises and A Farewell to Arms immediately established him as one of the greatest literary lights of the 20th century. His classic novella The Old Man and the Sea won the Pulitzer Prize in 1953. Hemingway was also awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954. His life and accomplishments are explored in-depth in the PBS documentary film from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, Hemingway. He died in 1961.

Reviews

"Fascinating...serves as an artifact of a bygone craft, with handwritten notes and long passages crossed out, giving readers a sense of an author's process."--The New York Times
"A Farewell to Arms" stands, more than 80 years after its first appearance, as a towering ornament of American literature."--The Washington Times
"This special edition of [Hemingway's] classic World War I novel, first published in 1929, contains several features that illuminate how Hemingway constructed his timeless tale of love and war."--Minneapolis Star-Tribune
"A Farewell to Arms is a gem....To see Hemingway go from bold pronouncements and overwriting to his signature stripped-down style isn't just instructive, it's practically intrusive (but fun!)"--NPR.org
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