In Our Time
Publish date: 2003
Pages no: 156
Edition language: English
THE BLUE FOX reads like Hemingway crossed with a more recent Jayne Anne Phillips novel. Cut into three sections, the first is a series of precise beats following a hunter who tries to take down a fox. The middle section bursts forth with life and connectivity, loss, death, and reveals just who is th...
In Our Time was the first collection of short stories from Hemingway, and it's a landmark collection. I'd read some of his stories when I was younger, and while I enjoyed them very much I don't ever feel like I fully appreciated them for what they were. That's what happens with age. The older you ge...
A series of short vignettes, though with a recurring character. This was Hemingway's first, the one that brought him to the public's notice and started his career. With his sparse, clear style these are stories that are about pain and war, about the American Southwest and our war with the Indian'...
I actually didn't like anything by Hemingway until I read this when I was getting my master's.
I'm still not a Hemingway fan but this collection of early short stories are various enough so that there's a good chance you'll find something to like about it.It's also fun to teach as I can attest, having used it in my high school English comp classes.