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Men Without Women - Ernest Hemingway
Men Without Women
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"Men Without Women" was a milestone in Hemingway's career. "Fiesta" had already established him as a novelist of exceptional power, but with these short stories, his second collection, he showed that it is possible, within the space of a few pages, to recreate a scene with absolute truth,... show more
"Men Without Women" was a milestone in Hemingway's career. "Fiesta" had already established him as a novelist of exceptional power, but with these short stories, his second collection, he showed that it is possible, within the space of a few pages, to recreate a scene with absolute truth, bringing to life details observed only by the eye of a uniquely gifted artist. Hemingway's men are bullfighters and boxers, hired hands and hard drinkers, gangsters and gunmen. Each of their stories deals with masculine toughness unsoftened by woman's hand. Incisive, hard-edged, pared down to the bare minimum, they are classic Hemingway territory.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780891906636 (0891906630)
Publisher: Amereon Ltd
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
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3.0 'Men Without Women' by Ernest Hemingway (1928)
Ernest Hemingway, Men Without Women (London: Arrow Books, 2004), 132pp I must admit that, whilst reading parts of this book, I thought that Men Without Women would be the first Hemingway experience I've had that I disliked (it is the seventh book by the man that I have read). A fair proportion of ...
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I'm not especially keen on short stories: if they're good, I can't read too many in quick succession because it's disorienting, and if they're not good... I don't really want to read them.It may be blasphemous to many, but this collection was in the latter camp, hence it took me a long time to read ...
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